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Data story: India logs 2,259 new Covid cases; death toll at 524,323

India has so far administered 1,919,632,518 vaccine doses

Coronavirus | India healthcare | Omicron

Business Standard  |  New Delhi 

India has added 15,568 cases in the past 7 days.

India reported a decline of 375 in active cases to take its count to 15,044. The country is fifty-sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On May 20, it added 2,259 cases to take its total caseload to 43,131,822. And, with 20 new fatalities, its Covid-19 reached 524,323, or 1.22 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 1,512,766 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on May 19, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,919,632,518. The count of recovered cases across India, meanwhile, reached 42,592,455 — or 98.75 per cent of total caseload — with 2,614 new cured cases being reported on May 19.

  • India has added 15,568 cases in the past 7 days.
  • India has so far administered 1,919,632,518 vaccine doses.
  • The count of active cases across India on May 20 saw a fall of 375, compared with 228 on May 19.
  • With 2, 614 new daily recoveries, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.75%, while fatality rate remained unchanged at 1.22%.
  • India’s new daily closed cases stand at 2,814 — 20 deaths and 2, 614 recoveries.
  • India on May 19 conducted 451,179 tests to take the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 845,855,351.
  • The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (7881858), Kerala (6548928), Karnataka (3950128), Tamil Nadu (3454764), and Andhra Pradesh (2319855).
  • The five states with most active cases are Kerala (3579), Delhi (2377), Karnataka (1726), Maharashtra (1720), and Haryana (1248).
  • The five states with highest fatalities are Maharashtra (147856), Kerala (69457), Karnataka (40106), Tamil Nadu (38025), and Delhi (26199).

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First Published: Fri, May 20 2022. 10:57 IST