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India's Coronavirus Infections Surpass China, but Contagion Slowing

Saudi Press Agency

Saturday 1441/9/23 - 2020/05/16

New Delhi, May 16, 2020, SPA -- India's total novel corornavirus cases rose to 85,940 on Saturday, taking it past China, where the pandemic originated last year, though a strict lockdown enforced since late March has reduced the rate of contagion, according to Reuters.

So far, the death rate in India appears far better, according to health ministry data, with 2,752 fatalities reported, compared with China's 4,600.

--SPA
08:18 LOCAL TIME 05:18 GMT
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