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Covid-19 Factoid: India's active case count has gone down by 350,000 in Oct

Delhi sees 5,500 cases two days in row while Italy is witnessing a strong second wave


A health worker collects a nasal sample from a woman for a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) for the Covid-19 coronavirus in Srinagar on Thursday.

Jyotindra Dubey
In India, the confirmed case count is now over 8 million, of which 594,345 cases are currently active. Recovery rate has now crossed 91 per cent and the death toll stands at 121,090

Here are some insights on the spread of the virus:
1. India’s active cases count drops below 600,000

India recorded a drop of 9,301 active cases on 29th October which resulted in overall active cases tally falling below 600,000. In the month of October so far, India has recorded a drop of over 350,000 active cases.

2. Delhi added over 5,500 cases each for two

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First Published: Oct 30 2020 | 1:35 PM IST

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