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4 August, Tuesday

India's Covid-19 cases cross 850,000 mark

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Number of novel coronavirus cases in India crossed the 850,000 mark with a record surge of 28,637 during the past 24 hours, prompting authorities to announce a weeklong lockdown in the key southern technology hub of Bangalore, reports citing TRT World News.

The new confirmed cases took the national total to 850,827 with 22,696 deaths, according to a tracker.

India has overtaken Russia in the number of cases and is currently behind the United States and Brazil, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

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