India’s Covid cases cross 5 million, last million came in 11 days

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on September 15, 2020
India has become the second country in the world after the US to record 5 million Covid-19 cases, with the last 1 million coming in a world-record time of 11 days. The grim milestone was reached on Tuesday, when over 90,000 fresh infections were reported while deaths rose by 1,275, the highest single-day toll recorded so far.

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Published on September 14, 2020 -  01:34
India limits COVID cases, deaths to 3,328 and 55 deaths per million population respectively: Harsh Vardhan
While addressing in the Lok Sabha during 1st day of monsoon session, Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan spoke on COVID-19 pandemic. He said, "Maximum cases and deaths primarily reported from Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, West Bengal, Bihar, Telangana, Odisha, Assam, Kerala and Gujarat. All these reported more than 1 lakh cases." "With our endeavour to manage COVID-19, India has been able to limit its cases and deaths per million to 3,328 cases per million and 55 deaths per million population respectively, which is one of the lowest in the world as compared to similarly affected countries," Health Minister added.

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