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India Coronavirus Dispatch: Recoveries continue to outpace fresh cases

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Bharath Manjesh  |  New Delhi 



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A healthcare worker wearing PPE collects a swab sample from a policeman, during a check-up campaign for the coronavirus disease set up inside a police station, in Mumbai.

Recoveries continue to outnumber fresh cases: It has been 34 days since recoveries have outnumbered the detection of new infections, the strongest indication yet that India's epidemic is steadily declining. In this time, active cases nearly halved, the fresh cases on a daily basis fell to less than half of the September peak, and the growth rate dropped to just about 0.5 per cent per day.

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First Published: Sat, November 07 2020. 11:43 IST

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