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Covid-19 Factoid: India's active case tally drops below 1 million

With more than 100,000 recoveries on September 21, India's active cases have dropped below the 1 million mark and the recovery rate is now 81%

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India added over 100,000 new recoveries on Sep 21, biggest single-day spike

Jyotindra Dubey
The global count of coronavirus cases is over 31 million, with over 7.4 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 969,000, with more than 204,000 deaths in the US alone.

India has the fastest rising pandemic curve in the world with the total case tally nearing 5.5 million. Over 17.5 per cent of its cases, or nearly 1 million cases, are currently active. With almost 4.5 million people beating the infection, the recovery rate for India is over 80 per cent.

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First Published: Sep 22 2020 | 11:05 AM IST

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