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Data story: India logs 1,581 new cases; death toll rises to 516,543

India has so far administered 1,815,601,944 vaccine doses. That is 4221.25 per cent of its total caseload, and 129.44 per cent of its population

A healthcare worker testing for Covid-19 collects the swab sample of a child in Gurugram. (PTI Photo)
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A healthcare worker testing for Covid-19 collects the swab sample of a child in Gurugram. (PTI Photo)

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India on Tuesday reported a net decrease of 1,193 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 23,913. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 0.04 per cent (one in 2,500). The country is seventy-third among the most affected countries by active cases. On Monday, it added 1,581 cases to take its total caseload to 43,010,971 from 43,009,390 — an increase of 0.01%. And, with 33 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 516,543, or 1.2 per cent of total confirmed infections.
 
With 3,058,879 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Monday, India’s total count

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First Published: Mar 22 2022 | 1:09 PM IST

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