India on Wednesday reported a net reduction of 323 to take its count of active coronavirus cases to 136,549. This is 86.58 per cent lower than the September 18 peak of 1,017,754. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 0.60 per cent (one in 167). The country is 16th among the most affected countries by active cases. India added 11,610 cases to take its total caseload to 10,937,320. And, with 100 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 155,913, or 1.43 per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 276,943 more vaccinations across India on Tuesday, the total count of those inoculated reached 8,999,230. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 10,644,858 – or 97.33 per cent of total caseload – with 11,833 new cured cases being reported on Wednesday.
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