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31 August 2020 Current Events COVID-19: With 80,000 Fresh Infections, India Becomes World's First Country to Reach the Mark

India recorded the highest single-day surge of COVID-19 on Sunday, with 80,092 new cases. With this tally, it also becomes the world's first country to cross 80,000 marks in one day since the outbreak of the pandemic (coronavirus cases in India). As compared to the preceding week, the growth rate in both cases and fatalities not only increased after a dip but also doubled. What is more alarming is the new peak in fresh infections is the growth rate of both new infections and the toll shooting up in the last week of August after a fall seen in the earlier weeks of the month. This week's growth rate stood at 13.1%, with more than 76,000 new cases being registered for five consecutive days. Likewise, with more than 1000 fatalities recorded for four straight days, the growth rate in death this week stands at 3.9%, which is also more than double of 1.7% registered in the previous week.


COVID-19: With 80,000 Fresh Infections, India Becomes World's First Country to Reach the Mark

India recorded the highest single-day surge of COVID-19 on Sunday, with 80,092 new cases. With this tally, it also becomes the world's first country to cross 80,000 marks in one day since the outbreak of the pandemic (coronavirus cases in India). As compared to the preceding week, the growth rate in both cases and fatalities not only increased after a dip but also doubled. What is more alarming is the new peak in fresh infections is the growth rate of both new infections and the toll shooting up in the last week of August after a fall seen in the earlier weeks of the month. This week's growth rate stood at 13.1%, with more than 76,000 new cases being registered for five consecutive days. Likewise, with more than 1000 fatalities recorded for four straight days, the growth rate in death this week stands at 3.9%, which is also more than double of 1.7% registered in the previous week.




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