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Data story: India logs 1,675 new Covid cases; death toll at 524,490

India has so far administered 1,925,270,955 vaccine doses

A health worker in Jammu takes her swab sample for a Covid-19 test on January 16, 2022. (PTI Photo)

A health worker in Jammu takes her swab sample for a Covid-19 test. (PTI Photo)

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India reported nine new active coronavirus cases to take its count to 14,841. The country is fifty-sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On May 24, it added 1,675 cases to take its total caseload to 43,140,068. And, with 31 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 524,490, or 1.22 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 1,376,878 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on May 23, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,925,270,955. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 42,600,737 — or 98.75 per cent of total caseload — with 1,635

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First Published: May 24 2022 | 9:35 AM IST

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