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DATA STORY: India's Covid toll is third-highest; US has nearly twice as many deaths

The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (1672858), Andhra Pradesh (820565), Karnataka (820398), Tamil Nadu (722011), and Uttar Pradesh (480082)

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Continuing with its trend of daily reductions in active coronavirus case count, India on Saturday reported a net decline of 11,737 to bring its number of active cases down to 582,649, the lowest since August 3 and 43 per cent lower than the September 18 peak of 1,017,754. With 59,454 new cured cases in a day, the country’s recovered cases reached 7,432,829, or 91.34 per cent of all confirmed cases so far.
 
At present, India has the second-highest Covid-19 death toll in the world – behind the US and Brazil. The US, which has the highest death toll, has

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First Published: Oct 31 2020 | 1:42 PM IST

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