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India’s COVID-19 Cases Top 2 Million as WHO Warns of Worsening Outbreaks in Africa

HeadlineAug 07, 2020

India has become just the third country, after the U.S. and Brazil, to record 2 million confirmed coronavirus cases, after reporting a record 62,000 new infections on Thursday. The number of cases in India has doubled over the past three weeks.

The number of confirmed cases in Africa has surpassed 1 million — with more than half of those in South Africa. But the total is widely believed to be a vast undercount due to a shortage of tests. The World Health Organization says the peak of the pandemic has yet to come in Africa. 

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