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A health worker carries a box of coronavirus testing kits in New Delhi in this file photo. India reported 5,814 deaths in a week from August 16 to August 22, with more than 900 people dying every 24 hours on average.(Mohd Zakir/ HT Photo))

With more than 900 deaths daily, India reports over 5,800 Covid-19 fatalities in a week

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 08:42 AM IST
Covid-19 deaths in India, the third worst-hit nation in the world, topped 50,000 on August 17, five months after the country reported its first coronavirus fatality.
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