India on Thursday reported a net reduction of 38,692 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 826,740. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 7.10 per cent (one in 13). The country is second among the most affected countries by active cases. On Tuesday, it added 67,208 cases to take its total caseload to 29,700,313. And, with 2,330 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 381,903, or 1.29 per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 3,463,961 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Wednesday, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 265,519,251. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 28,491,670 – or 95.93 per cent of total caseload – with 103,570 new cured cases being reported on Thursday.
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