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Covid-19 Factoid: Cases rise swiftly in India, and other key data trends

While India and Japan have seen a rise in the pace of Covid-19 cases being reported, Germany has reached 100,000 cases, albeit at a slow pace; but there has been some respite for Spain and France

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With an average addition of more than 80,000 cases daily in the past five days, the number of Covid-19 cases across the world now stands at around 1.3 million. The death toll has now gone past 70,000. Back home, the number of cases in India is over 4,300 and deaths at 111.

The US remains the most affected country, with nearly 320,000 cases, more than double the 130,000 in Spain and Italy apiece, the next two most affected in the pecking order. Here are a few data trends that show the extent of the widespread crisis: 1. Germany, the fourth country with over 100,000 cases, has ...

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First Published: Tue, April 07 2020. 19:22 IST