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Monday Sep 14 2020
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Reuters

India coronavirus cases climb up to 4.85 million

By
Reuters
The world’s second-most populous country lags only the United States globally in the overall number of infections. Photo: Reuters/File

The new coronavirus cases in India have climbed up to 92,071, taking total cases to 4.85 million, the federal health ministry stated on Monday.

The world’s second-most populous country lags only the United States globally in the overall number of infections, but it has been reporting more daily cases than the United States since mid-August.

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Deaths have been relatively low so far compared with the number of infections, but are seeing an uptick. More than 1,100 people died of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the ministry said, taking the total number of fatalities from the disease to 79,722.