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Covid-19: India passes Brazil, 2nd worst-hit country

Vishnu Vasisht

India has overtaken Brazil on the morning of September 7, 2020, and with it, India has become the second country in the world with the highest number of coronavirus cases. Till Monday morning, the maximum number of cases registered in a day in the last 24 hours has been the highest so far. According to the statistics of the Union Health Ministry, 90,802 cases have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours, after which the total number of cases has crossed 42 lakh. This is the second consecutive day when more than 90 thousand cases have been reported in the country. With this, India is only behind US, and Brazil at third.

According to the latest data, in the last 24 hours, the highest number of 90,802 new cases has been reported so far. With this, the total number of cases in the country has increased to 42,04,613, crossing the tally of Brazil. In the last 24 hours, 1016 people have died. So far, a total of 71,642 people have died due to this disease in the country.

32,50,429 patients have been cured so far. India has now become the second most affected country in the world by the number of coronavirus infections.

The total case tally stands at 42,04,614 including 8,82,542 active cases.

According to ICMR, 7,20,362 sample tests have been done on Sunday. Total number of samples tested up to 6th September is 4,95,51,507.

Recovery rate 77%

A matter of relief is that a steady decline in mortality and active case rate is being recorded. The death rate fell to 1.71%. Apart from this, the rate of active cases undergoing treatment has also come down to 21%. With this, the recovery rate i.e. recovery rate has become 77%. The recovery rate in India is constantly increasing.

According to statistics, Maharashtra has the most active cases in the country. More than two lakh infected people are being treated in hospitals in Maharashtra. It is followed by Tamil Nadu at number two, Delhi at number three, Gujarat at number four and West Bengal at number five.

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