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Covid-19 Factoid: United States is in the middle of a strong second wave

While Manipur has the highest active case ratio amongst states, Mumbai has the highest density of fatalities among all India districts

Health workers in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)  kit taking a dead body for the cremation of a patient who died from Covid-19 coronavirus at Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital in Guwahati.
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Health workers in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kit taking a dead body for the cremation of a patient who died from Covid-19 coronavirus at Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital in Guwahati.

Jyotindra Dubey New Delhi
The global count of coronavirus cases is nearing 46 million, of which over 11.4 million are currently active. The global death toll has now crossed 1.19 million, with the US having the greatest number of deaths.

In India, the confirmed case count is now over 8 million, of which 582,649 cases are currently active. Recovery rate has now crossed 91 per cent and the death toll stands at 121,641

Here are some insights on the spread of the virus:

1. The US is witnessing a strong second wave

The US is the worst-affected country with over 9 million confirmed cases. The country

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First Published: Oct 31 2020 | 1:21 PM IST

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