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India overtakes Brazil as world’s second worst-hit country by COVID-19

The Hindu | 12/04/2021 11:20 AM | Click to read full article

India reported a record 1,68,912 COVID-19 infections overnight, data from the Health Ministry showed on April 12, overtaking Brazil to become the second-most affected country globally by the coronavirus.

India's overall tally reached 13.53 million, surpassing Brazil's 13.45 million cases. The United States leads the global tally with 31.2 million cases.