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India becomes the second worst-affected country after surpassing 1 crore COVID-19 cases.

On Dec 19, India's total Coronavirus cases stood at 10,004,599, whereas Brazil's cases stood at 7,162,978.

With 25,152 new cases on December 18, the total number of COVID-19 cases in India crossed the 1 crore (10 million) mark, according to data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The country also witnessed 29,885 recoveries and 347 fatalities on the same day. According to Johns Hopkins University data, the total number of cases in India as of December 19 stood at 10,004,599.

According to PTI, the Indian Council of Medical Research tested a cumulative 16,00,90,514 Coronavirus samples up to December 19, out of which 11,71,868 samples were tested on December 18.

As the country crossed the 10 million mark, India stood at number two, amongst the world’s most affected countries. The United States continued to be the worst affected country, with 17,446,266 cases, and Brazil stood at the third position with a total of 7,162,978 cases, according to Johns Hopkins data.

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