COVID-19 cases pick up pace in India

Accelerating case numbers culminated in a record high in daily incidence of almost 80,000 on Aug 30 as total cases near #2 ranking Brazil on a global scale; India now sits third in reported deaths after overtaking Mexico. The Americas has six countries in the top 10 of global cases while per capita daily incidence is highest in the Maldives, Peru, Bahrain, Argentina and Colombia, according to the Aug 31 Johns Hopkins newsletter. In the WHO Epidemiological Update of the same date, it was noted that global mortality rates had declined in the previous week, however cases were up by one percent. Read More

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