Covid-19 Live Updates: India Becomes 2nd Country to Report 20 Million Total Cases

As India staggers from its Covid cases, the Indian Premier League suspended its competition. Pictured is a match in 2019.
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India on Tuesday passed the milestone of 20 million total reported coronavirus cases, with many more undetected, according to experts, amid growing calls for a national lockdown.

With those reported numbers, India became the second country after the United States to cross 20 million infections. Although aid has begun to pour in from other countries, hospitals are still unable to help many of those who are critically ill, and families have been left to hunt for much-needed oxygen.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been sharply criticized by many for underplaying the virus earlier this year, and on…

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