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India surpasses 5 million coronavirus cases, closing in on U.S. record total – National

India surpasses 5 million coronavirus cases, closing in on U.S. record total - National

India’s coronavirus confirmed cases crossed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the country’s feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The Health Ministry reported 90,123 new cases in the past 24 hours, raising the nation’s confirmed total to 5,020,359, about 0.35% …

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India nears 100,000 new coronavirus cases daily, setting new global record – National

India nears 100,000 new coronavirus cases daily, setting new global record - National

India reported a record daily jump in coronavirus cases for a second consecutive day, logging 97,570 new infections on Saturday, data from the federal health ministry showed. With total cases of more than 4.65 million, India is the world’s second worst affected country, trailing only the United States, which …

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India sets new record for coronavirus deaths with over 1,100 in single day – National

India sets new record for coronavirus deaths with over 1,100 in single day - National

India on Tuesday reported 1,133 deaths from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, its highest single-day total. The Health Ministry also reported 75,809 new cases, raising India’s tally to nearly 4.3 million — second only to the United States and maintaining an upward surge amid an ease in …

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India now 2nd worst-hit country by coronavirus, trails behind U.S. – National

India now 2nd worst-hit country by coronavirus, trails behind U.S. - National

India’s increasing coronavirus caseload made the Asian giant the world’s second-worst-hit country behind the United States on Monday, as its efforts to head off economic disaster from the pandemic gain urgency. The 90,802 cases added in the past 24 hours pushed India’s total past Brazil with more than 4.2 million …

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India crosses 4 million coronavirus cases, closes in on Brazil as 2nd in world – National

India crosses 4 million coronavirus cases, closes in on Brazil as 2nd in world - National

India’s coronavirus cases crossed 4 million on Saturday, leading the world in new infections and closing in on Brazil’s total as the second-highest in the world. The 86,432 cases added in the past 24 hours pushed India’s total to 4,023,179. Brazil has confirmed 4,091,801 infections while the U.S. has …

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Coronavirus security restrictions enforced in Kashmir 1 year after autonomy was stripped – National

Coronavirus security restrictions enforced in Kashmir 1 year after autonomy was stripped - National

Authorities enforced security restrictions in many parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday, a year after New Delhi revoked the disputed region’s semi-autonomy in a decision that set off anger and economic ruin amid a harsh security clampdown. Officials lifted a curfew in the restive region’s main city of Srinagar late …

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Data and demographics: Is the COVID-19 death rate lower in the developing world? – National

COVID-19 testing and death data for six countries on August 1, 2020. Sources: Worldometers, Statscan, World Bank, CIA World Factbook.

A report published in India in July revealed some worrying numbers on the prevalence of COVID-19 in some of Mumbai’s slums. It estimated that around 57 per cent of people in three of the poorest areas of the city had been exposed to the virus, compared to just 16 per …

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Coronavirus: India reports 55,000 cases as Florida braces for tropical storm – National

Coronavirus: India reports 55,000 cases as Florida braces for tropical storm - National

India reported nearly 55,000 new coronavirus cases on Sunday and Japan recorded more than 1,500 for a second day while Florida braced for a tropical storm that threatened to hamper anti-disease efforts. A curfew was imposed on Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, following a spike in infections. The United States, India …

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Sunny Leone, Canadian Bollywood star, talks defying critics and her homecoming

Sunny Leone, Canadian Bollywood star, talks defying critics and her homecoming

Sunny Leone has always walked between worlds. She was born in Sarnia, Ont., as the daughter of Indian immigrants, then moved to California and eventually started a career in adult films. She eventually became one of the most-searched actors in the porn industry, then made the unprecedented jump into mainstream …

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U.S. coronavirus aid in limbo as cases climb, EU settles plan to boost economies – National

U.S. coronavirus aid in limbo as cases climb, EU settles plan to boost economies - National

U.S. lawmakers remained far apart Tuesday on a deal to provide more financial relief for Americans as European leaders thrashed out a plan for their coronavirus pandemic-ravaged economies. Meanwhile, testing of an experimental vaccine showed it may produce an immune response against the coronavirus. The urgency of such research is …

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