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Covid-19 Factoid: Assam's case count has seen 8-fold jump in just 15 days

In a worrying sign, the gap between India's net daily addition to case tally and daily recoveries is widening rapidly

People roam at the main market without maintaining social distancing, during the ongoing COVID -19 nationwide lockdown, in Beawar, | Photo: PTI
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People roam at the main market without maintaining social distancing, during the ongoing COVID -19 nationwide lockdown, in Beawar, | Photo: PTI

Jyotindra Dubey New Delhi
The global tally of coronavirus cases currently stands at 5.6 million. There have so far been 348,528 deaths worldwide, while 2.4 million people have managed to beat the infection. While the US, Russia, and Brazil are the only countries with more than 100,000 active cases at present, India, with over 80,000 active cases, seems to be fast catching up.

The overall case tally for India currently stands at 145,380, and death toll at 4,167. Maharashtra alone has more than 52,000 total cases, while Gujarat has more than 14,000.

Here are some data points on the pandemic

1. Global death toll is showing a

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First Published: May 27 2020 | 6:45 AM IST

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