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Covid-19 Factoid: India's cases cross 9 mn but daily spike is dropping

Country's recovery rate is now over 93.6 per cent and the death toll stands at 132,162.

A medical staff tends to a patient inside the COVID-19 intensive care unit at the San Filippo Neri hospital in Rome. Photo: Reuters
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A medical staff tends to a patient inside the COVID-19 intensive care unit at the San Filippo Neri hospital in Rome. Photo: Reuters

Jyotindra Dubey New Delhi
The global count of coronavirus cases has now crossed 57 million, of which over 16 million cases are active. The global death toll has now crossed 1.36 million, with the US having the greatest number of deaths. 

In India, the confirmed case count is now over 9 million, of which 443,794 cases are active. Recovery rate is now over 93.6 per cent and the death toll stands at 132,162.

Here are some insights on the spread of the virus:

1. Daily new cases exceed recoveries for first time in 48 days

India recorded 45,882 new cases and 44,807 recoveries on

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First Published: Nov 20 2020 | 2:15 PM IST

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