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DATA STORY: India adds 386,452 Covid cases in a day, nearly 300,000 recover

India has so far administered 152,245,179 vaccine doses. That is 863.25 per cent of its total caseload, and 10.94 per cent of its population


Health workers move a Covid-19-positive patient inside a coronavirus OPD at a Covid-19 hospital in Ahmedabad. Photo: PTI

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India on Friday reported a net increase of 85,414 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 3,170,228. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 16.80 per cent (one in 6). The country is second among the most affected countries by active cases. On Friday, it added 386,452 cases, the most in a day yet, to take its total caseload to 18,762,976. And, with 3,498 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 208,330, or 1.11per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 2,224,548 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Thursday, India’s total count of vaccine

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First Published: Apr 30 2021 | 8:05 PM IST

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