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COVID-19: India becomes third country to cross 1 million cases; More than 13.7 million cases globally

More than 13.7 million people around the world have been diagnosed with COVID-19, while more than 7.7 million have recovered and more than 588,000 have died, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

In India total number of coronavirus cases breaching the 1 million-mark, now becomes the third country to cross that mark, trailing behind the US and Brazil.

India’s coronavirus count today jumped to 10,03,832 after a record 34,956 fresh infections in past 24 hours, according to the data released by the Union Health Ministry The death toll rose to 25,602, including 687 in past 24 hours.

India has seen 25,602 deaths so far due to the novel coronavirus, according to the health ministry.

Brazil’s coronavirus caseload topped two million, doubling in less than a month as the US passed 3.5 million total infections.

UN aid chief says coronavirus support to poor countries has been so far “grossly inadequate”, urging G20 to step up aid or “pay price later”.

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