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More than 10 million Indians infected with Covid-19

21 December 2020   |   6:53 am
India has surged past 10 million coronavirus cases, the second highest in the world after the United States. The number of cases increased by just over 25,000 in 24 hours, though new infection rates appear to have fallen sharply in recent weeks. The total number of deaths now stands at 145,136.


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