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India surpasses Brazil, becomes second-worst hit country globally

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Covid-19: India has overtaken Brazil to now become the country with the second-largest number of people infected with the novel coronavirus.

India has surpassed Brazil to take the second spot in the list of the nations worst-hit by the coronavirus pandemic after a record spike of 90,802 fresh cases in the last 24 hours taking the country’s tally past 42 lakh, the Union Health Ministry data showed this morning. This is the second consecutive day that the country registered over 90,000 new infections in 24 hours.

The total number of samples tested up to 6th September is 4,95,51,507 including 7,20,362 samples tested yesterday: ICMR

India’s COVID tally crosses 42 lakh mark with a spike of 90,802 new cases & 1,016 deaths reported in the last 24 hours.

The United States, which has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the world, has logged over 62.75 lakh infections so far, about 29 lakh more than India.