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Coronavirus digest: India caseload surges to second-highest in world

By DW
12 September 2020   |   7:14 pm
The number of cases rose to over 4.2 million, passing Brazil's total tally. Meanwhile, Australia announced it expects to receive its first batches of a potential vaccine in January. Follow DW for the latest.

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