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Sharpest weekly drop in Covid numbers

IndiaTimes Sunday, 25 October 2020
India recorded just over 3.6 lakh fresh cases during the week, the lowest in absolute terms in three months (since 3.2 lakh were detected in the July 20-26 week), as per data collated from state governments. This marked a drop of 15.7% from the previous week’s numbers.
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