Data story: India logs 12,899 new cases, active tally crosses 70,000 mark

India has added 74,675 cases in the past 7 days


A health worker testing for Covid-19 collects swab samples of residents in Gurugram. (PTI Photo)

Business Standard New Delhi
India reported an increase of 4,366 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 72,474. The country is twenty-eighth among the most affected countries globally by active cases. On June 19, it added 12,899 cases to take its total caseload to 43,296,692.  And, with 15 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 524,855, or 1.21 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 1,324,591 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on June 17, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,961,488,807. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 43,296,692 — or 98.63 per cent of total caseload — with 8,518 new cured cases being reported on June 19.

First Published: Jun 19 2022 | 10:29 AM IST

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