As per the data released by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), India recorded the most number of childbirth globally on New Year’s day. A total of 67,385 babies were born in India on January 1, 2020. India was followed by China (46,299), Nigeria (26,039), Pakistan (16,787), Indonesia (13,020) and the United States of America (10,452) among others.
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India accounted for 17% of the total babies born on January 1 globally. As many as 3,92,078 babies were born on New Year’s day. As per India Today, a report by the UNICEF had earlier said that Fiji in the Pacific will most likely deliver 2020’s first baby, and the US, its last.
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