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52 Journalists succumbed to Covid-19 till date

New Delhi: A number of 101 journalists from across the country including 8 from Assam have been infected with the deadly disease between April 1, 2021 and April 28, 2021, a study conducted by the Delhi-based Institute of Perception Studies says.

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Moreover, the report said, over 50 journalists died due to the deadly disease since January 2021.

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The study conducted by Rate The Debate, an initiative of the institute of Perception Studies, New Delhi found that 56 journalists have succumbed to the virus in the last four months this year, from January 1 to April 28, 52 of these deaths were reported in the month of April alone.

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Dr. Kota Neelima, the founder of Rate The Debate said “The data was collected with the intention of holding journalists lives accountable and to show citizens the cost at which news was being assimilated.”   

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