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Covid updates: Nearly 55k new cases in India; worst quarter for US economy

The US economy saw its sharpest ever contraction since the second world war, reporting an annual plunge of 32.9 per cent in the June quarter, which is when the viral outbreak shut down businesses

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Kanishka Gupta  |  New Delhi 

India has recorded its worst-ever spike of nearly 55,000 new cases, since yesterday, surpassing 1.6 million-mark.

With this, India has recorded over 100,000 cases in just 48 hours. The country's death toll is over 35,000, overtaking Italy to have the fifth-most deaths due to

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First Published: Fri, July 31 2020. 12:54 IST