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India now has fifth highest COVID­19 fatalities in the world

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  • July 31, 2020
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India now has fifth highest COVID­19 fatalities in the world

Part of: GS Prelims and Mains II – Health issue

In news:

  • India now has the fifth highest death toll in the world, surpassing Italy
  • The case fatality rate in the country is now 2.18% which is “among the lowest in the world.”
  • With 786 deaths registered on 30th July 2020 India’s death toll reached 35,800. 
  • Maharashtra tops the chart with 266 deaths and then Tamil Nadu (100) and Karnataka (83)

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