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Covid-19 Factoid: India fast catching up with worst 5 in daily case growth

While India is fast catching up with the worst-affected nations, Maharashtra continues to account for nearly half of new cases in India

A medic collects a swab sample of a migrant after arriving from Chennai via 'Shramik Special' train, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Nehrubali in Nagaon District. Photo: PTI
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A medic collects a swab sample of a migrant after arriving from Chennai via 'Shramik Special' train, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Nehrubali in Nagaon District. Photo: PTI

Jyotindra Dubey New Delhi
The global coronavirus tally currently stands at 5.32 million cases, with over 340,000 people succumbing to the infection. With accelerated growth in confirmed cases in Russia and Brazil, the share of the United States in the world case count has reduced by a sliver. 

In India, there are now over 125,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus, with 3,720 deaths. Of this number, 69,597 cases are still active. While the increasing share of recoveries among closed cases is a positive sign, the rapidly increasing daily new cases are still a major worry for India. 

Here are some statistics mapping the spread of
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First Published: May 24 2020 | 6:19 AM IST

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