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Coronavirus Outbreak: COVID-19 tally in India crosses 59,000-mark; death toll nears 2,000

DNA Saturday, 9 May 2020
Meanwhile, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday said that India's recovery rate from the COVID-19 disease is around 29.36%
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