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Data story: India logs 19,968 new cases; death toll rises to 511,903

India has so far administered 1,753,722,697 vaccine doses. That is 4095.33 per cent of its total caseload, and 125.17 per cent of its population

A youth receives a dose of the Covaxin Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination center in New Delhi, India, on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022. Photo: T. Narayan/Bloomberg

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India on Sunday reported a net decrease of 29,552 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 224,187. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 0.32 per cent (one in 313). The country is thirtieth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Saturday, it added 19,968 cases to take its total caseload to 42,822,473 from 42,802,505 — an increase of 0.05%. And, with 673 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 511,903, or 1.19 per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 3,081,336 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Saturday, India’s total count

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First Published: Feb 20 2022 | 10:44 AM IST

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