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India now third worst-hit nation

India now third worst-hit nation

India on Sunday surpassed Russia to become the third worst-hit nation, with the number of cases standing at 6,90,396, according to to covid19india.org. Russia has reported 6,80,283 cases, as per the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) tracker. India is now preceded only by Brazil and the US, who have recorded 2,841,124 and 1,577,004 cases respectively. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, however, said 21 states and UTs, including Delhi, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, have a Covid-19 recovery rate higher than the national average of 60.77 per cent. The number of fatalities rose to 19,268. India reported 24,850 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours while the number of recovered Covid patients has risen to 4,09,082 so far.