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DATA STORY: India's active cases again see net reduction, recovery rate goes past 82%

With 93420 new daily recoveries, India's recovery rate has improved to 82.14%; the fatality rate has come down to 1.58%

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After a blip on Friday, India again reported a net reduction in its count of active coronavirus cases on Saturday. In the seventh daily reduction in eight days, the country’s active cases came down by 9,147 to 960,969. A jump of 93,420 in the number of cured cases, meanwhile, pushed recoveries in the country to 4,849,584, or 82.14 per cent all infections reported so far.
 
While a single-day increase of 85,362 in total cases took India’s overall tally to 5,903,932, its death toll reached 93,379 with 1,089 fatalities being reported in 24 hours.
 
The second-most-affected country by active

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First Published: Sep 26 2020 | 1:13 PM IST

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