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DATA STORY: 6,990 cases added; daily test positivity rate drops to 0.7%

India has so far administered 1,232,502,767 vaccine doses. That is 3563.4 per cent of its total caseload, and 88.1 per cent of its population

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Business Standard  |  New Delhi 

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A medical professional in Delhi administers a Covid-19 vaccine dose to a worker employed in the construction of the Central Vista. (PTI Photo)

India on Tuesday reported a net reduction of 3,316 in active cases to take its count to 100,543. India’s share of global active cases now stands at 0.5 per cent (one in 200). The country is twenty-seventh among the most affected countries by active cases. On Monday, it added 6,990 cases to take its total caseload to 34,587,822 from 34,580,832 — an increase of 0.1%. And, with 190 new fatalities, its Covid-19 reached 468,980, or 1.36 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 7,880,545 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Monday, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,232,502,767. The count of recovered cases across India, meanwhile, reached 34,018,299 — or 98.35 per cent of total caseload — with 10,116 new cured cases being reported on Tuesday.

Now the twenty-seventh-most-affected country by active cases, third by deaths, second by total cases and recoveries, India has added 61,342 cases in the past 7 days.
India now accounts for 0.5% of all active cases globally (one in every 200 active cases), and 8.98% of all deaths (one in every 11 deaths).
India has so far administered 1,232,502,767 vaccine doses. That is 3563.4 per cent of its total caseload, and 88.1 per cent of its population.
Among Indian states, the top 5 in terms of number of vaccine shots administered are Uttar Pradesh (165889597), Maharashtra (117791302), West Bengal (96312839), Madhya Pradesh (88698521), and Gujarat (84122356).
Among states with more than 10 million population, the top 5 in number of vaccine shots per one million population are Gujarat (1317038), Kerala (1273563), Jammu and Kashmir (1266373), Delhi (1264823), and Uttarakhand (1170577).
Backwards from here, the last 1 million cases for India have come in 68 days.
The count of active cases across India on Tuesday saw a net reduction of 3,316, compared with 1,832 on Monday. States and UTs hat have seen the biggest daily net increase in active cases are Karnataka (47), Telangana (46), Himachal Pradesh (29), Nagaland (5), and Chandigarh (4).
With 10,116 new daily recoveries, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.35%, while fatality rate remained unchanged at 1.36%.
The Indian states and UTs with the worst case fatality rates at present are Punjab (2.75%), Nagaland (2.17%), and Uttarakhand (2.15%). The rate in as many as 12 is higher than the national average.
India’s new daily closed cases stand at 10,306— 190 deaths and 10,116 recoveries. The share of deaths in total closed cases stands at 1.87%.
India’s 5-day moving average of daily rate of addition to total cases stands at 0.1%.
India’s doubling time for total cases stands at 3429.5 days, and for deaths at 1710.6 days.
Overall, five states with the biggest 24-hour jump in total cases are Kerala (3382), Tamil Nadu (730), Maharashtra (536), West Bengal (511), and Mizoram (437).
India on Monday conducted 1,012,523 to take the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 641,303,848. The test positivity rate recorded was 0.7%.
Five states with the highest test positivity rate (TPR) – percentage of tested people turning out to be positive for Covid-19 infection (by cumulative data for tests and cases – are Dadra & Nagar Haveli-Daman & Diu (14.75%), Kerala (12.98%), Sikkim (11.68%), Goa (11.59%), and Maharashtra (10.13%).
Five states with the highest TPR by daily numbers for tests and cases added – are Mizoram (49.94%), Kerala (7.58%), Sikkim (3.88%), Nagaland (2.65%), and West Bengal (2.11%).
Among states and UTs with more than 10 million population, five that have carried out the highest number of tests (per million population) are Delhi (1650298), J&K (1290738), Kerala (1108448), Karnataka (788330), and Telangana (725124).
The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (6634980), Kerala (5137091), Karnataka (2995857), Tamil Nadu (2726197), and Andhra Pradesh (2072725).
Maharashtra, the most affected state overall, has reported 536 new cases to take its tally to 6634980.
Kerala, the second-most-affected state by total tally, has added 3382 cases to take its tally to 5137091.
Karnataka, the third-most-affected state, has reported 257 cases to take its tally to 2995857.
Tamil Nadu has added 730 cases to take its tally to 2726197.
Andhra Pradesh has seen its tally going up by 101 to 2072725.
Uttar Pradesh has added 5 cases to take its tally to 1710387.
Delhi has added 34 cases to take its tally to 1440900.

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First Published: Tue, November 30 2021. 12:09 IST