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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)


Business Standard New Delhi
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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