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Data story: India logs 2,364 new Covid cases; death toll at 524,303

India has so far administered 1,917,996,905 vaccine doses

Coronavirus | Coronavirus Tests | Omicron

Business Standard  |  New Delhi 

Only 136,886 doses were administered to children aged 12-14 years across the country, according to data from CoWIN | Photo: PTI
India on May 18 conducted 477,570 coronavirus tests to take the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 845,404,172. (Photo: PTI)

India reported a decline of 228 in active cases to take its count to 15,419. The country is fifty-sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On May 19, it added 2,364 cases to take its total caseload to 43,129,563. And, with 10 new fatalities, its Covid-19 reached 524,303, or 1.22 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 1,371,603 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on May 18, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,917,996,905. The count of recovered cases across India, meanwhile, reached 42,589,841 — or 98.75 per cent of total caseload — with 2,582 new cured cases being reported on May 19.

  • India has added 16,150 cases in the past 7 days.
  • India has so far administered 1,917,996,905 vaccine doses.
  • The count of active cases across India on May 19 saw a fall of 228, compared with 753 on May 18.
  • With 2,582 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 2,592 — 10 deaths and 2,582 recoveries.
  • India on May 18 conducted 477,570 tests to take the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 845,404,172.
  • The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (7881542), Kerala (6548427), Karnataka (3950004), Tamil Nadu (3454722), and Andhra Pradesh (2319854).
  • The five states with most active cases are Kerala (3555), Delhi (2675), Karnataka (1761), Maharashtra (1605), and Haryana (1324).
  • The five states with highest fatalities are Maharashtra (147856), Kerala (69440), Karnataka (40106), Tamil Nadu (38025), and Delhi (26198).

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First Published: Thu, May 19 2022. 10:06 IST