DATA STORY: Delhi's Covid-19 test positivity rate goes past 40%, Rajasthan's 35%

India has so far administered 145,271,186 vaccine doses. That is 823.71 per cent of its total caseload, and 10.44 per cent of its population

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Railway authorities deploy isolation coaches for Covid-19 patients, in Bhopal. (PTI Photo)

India on Tuesday reported a net increase of 68,546 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 2,882,204. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 15.41 per cent (one in 6). The country is second among the most affected countries by active cases. On Tuesday, it added 323,144 cases to take its total caseload to 17,636,307. Among the most affected states and Union Territories, Delhi on Monday say its test positivity rate zooming to over 40 per cent, implying that more than one in every three people tested in the city turned out to be positive. And, with 2,771 new fatalities, India’s Covid-19 death toll reached 197,894, or 1.12 per cent of total confirmed infections.   With 3,359,963 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Monday, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 145,271,186. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 14,556,209 – or 82.54 per cent of total caseload &ndash

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First Published: Apr 27 2021 | 3:55 PM IST

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