COVID-19: Statistics trigger policy decisions | COVID-19 Special

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How many people are infected with COVID-19? What is the death rate among those who have fallen ill? The answers to those questions have influenced policy decisions like whether to impose lockdowns, enforce mask-wearing, or encourage people to work from home. But often the official figures fall short of reflecting the reality on the ground.

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