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Covid-19 Factoid: India is now adding nearly 100,000 cases every two days

The country had taken 110 days to add its first 100,000 cases. The rate of growth has increased phenomenally since then

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Jyotindra Dubey New Delhi
The global confirmed coronavirus case count currently is almost 16.5 million. The global death toll is at 654,170, with the US having the highest number of fatalities at over 150,000. There have been 10 million recoveries worldwide. 

In India, there are now over 1.4 million cases, the third-highest in the world. Of this number, 917,568 cases, or roughly 64 per cent, have now recovered. 484,114 cases are currently active in the country. 

Here are some data points mapping the spread of the pandemic:

#1. India adding 100,000 new cases almost every two days

India’s case tally has now crossed 1.4

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First Published: Jul 28 2020 | 6:39 AM IST

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