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Covid-19 Factoid: India's cases rose from 100,000 to 150,000 in just 8 days

Four Indian districts - Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai - account for more than 50% of all cases reported so far in their respective states

Migrants with their belongings wait outside CSMT to board a special train to reach their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Mumbai
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Migrants with their belongings wait outside CSMT to board a special train to reach their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Mumbai

Jyotindra Dubey New Delhi
The global tally of coronavirus infections currently stands at 5.7 million. Till now, 352,965 people have died because of the virus, while almost 2.5 million have recovered. Globally, Brazil, Russia and India are among the countries still on the ascent when it comes to growth in confirmed cases.

The case tally in India is now past the 150,000 mark. And, worryingly, 83,004 of those cases are active. The country’s death toll currently stands at 4,337.

Here are some statistics mapping the outbreak:

1. India took just eight days to add 50,000 cases to its tally

India recently crossed the 150,000

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First Published: May 28 2020 | 6:45 AM IST

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