India overtakes Brazil in the number of COVID-19 cases

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NEW DELHI | SEPT 07, 2020:

India has reported the second-largest number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the world, with 4,204,613 total cases.

The country has reported 71,642 deaths, the third-highest in the world.

For the last seven days, India's caseload has galloped, adding over 75,000 daily infections per day.

Over 60% of the active cases are from the states of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh.

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The number of daily tests conducted across the country has risen to more than a million.

In August, India became the third country in the world to pass two million cases.

Inputs from BBC