India on Monday reported a net reduction of 455 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 158,817. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 0.87 per cent (one in 115). The country is thirteenth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Sunday, it added 12,514 cases to take its total caseload to 34,285,814 from 34,273,300 — an increase of 0.1%. And, with 251 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 458,437, or 1.34 per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 1,277,542 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Sunday, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,063,124,205.
The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 33,668,560܉– or 98.2 per cent of total caseload – with 12,718 new cured cases being reported on Monday.
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