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Covid-19 Factoid: India records 90,000 recoveries, third day in a row

While the US crosses the 7 million mark in total cases, in India recoveries cross 4.4 million and Satara has the highest test positivity rate in India

Health workers in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)  kit taking a dead body for the cremation of a patient who died from Covid-19 coronavirus at Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital in Guwahati.
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Health workers in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kit taking a dead body for the cremation of a patient who died from Covid-19 coronavirus at Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital in Guwahati.

Jyotindra Dubey
The global count of coronavirus cases is over 31 million, with over 7.44 million cases currently active. Of this number, over 2.55 million cases are located in just the US. The global death toll has now reached over 965,000, over 204,000 deaths in the US alone.

India has the fastest rising pandemic curve in the world with the total case tally over 5.4 million. Over 18 per cent of its cases, or over 1 million cases, are currently active. With almost 4.4 million people beating the infection, the recovery rate for India is almost 80 per cent.

Here are some data insights

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First Published: Sep 21 2020 | 10:58 AM IST

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