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23 lakh COVID-19 cases, 78,000 deaths averted due to lockdown, says govt

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In daily briefing on Covid-19 situation in India, the health ministry said that the mortality rate in India dropped from 3.13 per cent to 3.02 per cent. The government said that 36-70 lakh cases could have erupted in the country and almost 78,183 deaths would have been reported if the lockdown had not been implemented. At least five states have reported 80 per cent of total COVID-19 deaths in the country, govt added.