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India's COVID-19 arc slows as daily testing capacity hits 1.5m

Experts see hopeful sign but warn against complacency amid reduced restrictions

A healthcare worker in protective gear takes a swab from a man for a rapid coronavirus antigen test at a kiosk in Ahmedabad, India on Oct. 5.   © Reuters

NEW DELHI -- India, the world's second worst-hit nation by the coronavirus pandemic, has been witnessing a steady decline in new infections in recent weeks, most recently with daily average cases between Sept. 30 and Oct. 6 declining to 77,113 from 83,232 the previous seven days.

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