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India's Covid-19 curve declines, but many nations still in virus grip

Globally, there have been almost 100 million confirmed cases of Covid-19, including 2 million deaths

A medic administers the first dose of Covishield vaccine to a frontline worker, after the virtual launch of Covid-19 vaccination drive by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a health center in Visakhapatnam, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. (PTI Photo)
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A medic administers the first dose of Covishield vaccine to a frontline worker. (PTI Photo)

Ruchika ChitravanshiSachin Mampatta New Delhi/Mumbai
A year since its first Covid-19 case was detected, India seems to have got a grip on the pandemic as its curve shows signs of a steady decline. In these 12 months, the country clocked over 10 million detected cases and 154,000 deaths. 

Globally, there have been almost 100 million confirmed cases of Covid-19, including 2 million deaths. 

Unlike many countries that are grappling with a surge in cases now, India has been reducing the number of Covid beds in hospitals due to the drop in the number of patients. 

The twin-challenge that faces India and the world is the

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First Published: Jan 31 2021 | 11:03 PM IST

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