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Coronavirus: India’s COVID-19 cases surpass one million, health ministry says

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Coronavirus cases in India passed one million on Friday, official data showed as authorities struggle to check the spread of the deadly pandemic across the world’s second-most populous nation.

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Health ministry data put total cases recorded since the outbreak began at 1,003,832 with 25,602 deaths.

Lockdowns are being re-imposed across the country of 1.3 billion after their easing in recent weeks as officials hoped the outbreak was under control.

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