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Covid-19 Factoid: India still has one of the lowest concentration of cases

The rate at which India's recoveries are increasing daily is higher than total case increase, and it is rising steadily. But Ladakh has seen its tally jumping six times since the start of the month


A doctor in PPE suit collects swab sample from people for COVID-19 testing at Primary Health Centre (PHC) Wazirabad, in Gurugram on Saturday.

Jyotindra Dubey New Delhi
The global count of confirmed coronavirus cases currently stands at 7.8 million, and death toll at 432,906. Over 4 million people have recovered till now. Brazil’s case tally, currently at over 850,000, is growing at the fastest rate. Daily new deaths worldwide have now fallen from a peak of over 8,000 plus in April to 4,500 now.

In India, there now are over 320,000 cases, of which 149,348 are still active. As many as 162,378 patients have managed to beat the infection, while 9,195 patients have died in the country so far.

Here are some statistics on the pandemic:

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First Published: Jun 15 2020 | 8:54 AM IST

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