Data story: India logs 2,323 new Covid cases; death toll at 524,348

India has so far administered 1,921,296,720 vaccine doses


The count of active cases across India on May 21 saw a fall of 48, compared with 375 on May 20. (Photo: Reuters)

Business Standard New Delhi
India reported a decline of 48 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 14,996. The country is fifty-sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On May 21, it added 2,323 cases to take its total caseload to 43,134,145. And, with 25 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 524,348, or 1.22 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 1,532,383 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on May 20, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,921,296,720. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 42,594,801 — or 98.75 per cent of total caseload — with 2,346 new cured cases being reported on May 21.

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First Published: May 21 2022 | 09:24 AM IST

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