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Data story: India adds 4,100 deaths as Maharashtra clears backlog

India has so far administered 1,828,768,476 vaccine doses. That is 4251.16 per cent of its total caseload, and 130.38 per cent of its population


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India on Saturday reported a net decrease of 4,789 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 16,741. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 0.04 per cent (one in 3,333). The country is seventy-sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Friday, it added 1,660 cases to take its total caseload to 43,018,032 from 43,016,372 — an increase of 0.01%. And, with 4,100 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 520,855, or 1.21 per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 2,907,479 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Friday, India’s total count

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First Published: Mar 26 2022 | 10:36 AM IST

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