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Data story: India adds 4,510 news Covid cases; death toll at 528,403

India has added 37,542 cases in the past 7 days

Coronavirus | ICMR | Covid-19 XE Variant

Business Standard  |  New Delhi 

India has so far administered 2,169,551,591 vaccine doses.

India on September 21 reported a decrease of 1,163 in active cases to take its count to 46,216. The country is thirty-fifth among the most affected countries globally by active cases. On September 21, it added 4,510 cases to take its total caseload to 44,547,599. And, with 33 new fatalities, including 19 more reconciled by Kerala, its Covid-19 reached 528,403, or 1.19 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 1,227,054 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on September 20, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 2,169,551,591. The count of recovered cases across India, meanwhile, reached 43,972,980 — or 98.71 per cent of the total caseload — with 5,640 new cured cases being reported on September 21.
  • India has added 37,542 cases in the past 7 days.
  • India has so far administered 2,169,551,591 vaccine doses.
  • The count of active cases across India on September 21 saw a decrease of 1,163, compared with 648 on September 20.
  • With 5,640 new daily recoveries, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.71%, while the fatality rate is at 1.19%.
  • India’s new daily closed cases stand at 5,673 — 33 deaths and 5,640 recoveries.
  • India on September 19 conducted 339,994 tests to take the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 892,389,008.
  • The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (8116384), Kerala (6789398), Karnataka (4062084), Tamil Nadu (3577808), and Andhra Pradesh (2337966).
  • The five states with the most active cases are Kerala (15366), Tamil Nadu (5070), Maharashtra (4216), Karnataka (3434), and Assam (2705).
  • The five states with the highest fatalities are Maharashtra (148314), Kerala (71023), Karnataka (40278), Tamil Nadu (38040), and Delhi (26500).

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First Published: Wed, September 21 2022. 08:59 IST