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DATA STORY: India's active cases down by 6,930 in 2 days; recovery rate inches towards 80%

With 94612 new daily recoveries, India's recovery rate has improved to 79.68%; the fatality rate remains unchanged at 1.61%

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Business Standard New Delhi
A day after reporting a net reduction of 3,790 in active coronavirus cases across states, India on Sunday reported another decline in the number (of 3,140), taking the total to 1,010,824 – down by 6,930 from 1,017,754 on Friday. The country’s single-day overall increase in total cases stood at 92,605, taking the tally to 5,400,619. With 1,133 fatalities being reported in 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 death toll, meanwhile, reached 86,752.
The second-most-affected country by active and total cases, and third by fatality, India has added 646,263 in the past seven days. Here are the key takeaways from the coronavirus

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First Published: Sep 20 2020 | 2:22 PM IST

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