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Data story: Covid-19 shadow on Northeast; Assam tally spikes 40% in a day

A set of graphics tracking how the number of coronavirus positive cases have moved on a daily basis since India's total touched 100 on March 15

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SI Reporter 

Here are the key takeaways from the coronavirus data released by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Tuesday (May 26, 2020): With a daily net increase of 6,535, India’s total cases have jumped from 138,845 to 145,380, an increase of 4.7%. Net increase of 146 in deaths has taken the country’s death toll to 4,167.

India’s recovery rate is unchanged at 41.6%, and death rate at 2.9%. India’s new daily closed cases stand at 2,916 — 146 deaths and 2,770 recoveries. The share of deaths in total closed cases stands at ...

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First Published: Tue, May 26 2020. 13:01 IST