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Covid-19 Factoid: India's count for recovered cases nears 1-million mark

Country recording over 30,000 daily recoveries in the last six days as it battles surge in new cases.

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Health workers wearing PPE kit check the temperature, blood oxygen screening of a child for COVID-19 symptoms at a residential building at Adarsh Nagar area of Malad, in Mumbai on Saturday.

Jyotindra Dubey New Delhi
The global confirmed case count currently is over 17 million. The global death toll is at 668,391, 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 1.5 million cases, the third-highest in the world. Of this, nearly 1 million cases, or 64.5 per cent, have now recovered. Over 500,000 cases are currently active in the country. 

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

#1. India crosses 1.5 million cases-mark, adds 300,000 cases in six days

India is seeing a surge

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First Published: Jul 30 2020 | 7:35 AM IST

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