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India Coronavirus Dispatch: Country's pandemic growth rate fastest in world

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The city-based Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital began human trial of the much-awaited vaccine against coronavirus on Monday

Sarah Farooqui New Delhi
Managing Covid-19

Coronavirus in India now growing at the fastest rate in the world: India’s coronavirus epidemic is now growing at the fastest in the world, increasing 20 per cent over the last week to more than 1.4 million confirmed cases. Infections in the South Asian nation of 1.3 billion people have reached 1.43 million, including 32,771 deaths, India’s health ministry said, with daily cases close to a record 50,000 on Monday. India is only trailing the US and Brazil now in the number of confirmed infections, but its growth in new cases is the fastest. Read

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First Published: Jul 28 2020 | 3:01 PM IST

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