India on Thursday reported a net increase of 1,093 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 13,433. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 0.02 per cent (one in 5,000). The country is seventy-fifth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Wednesday, it added 2,380 cases to take its total caseload to 43,049,974 from 43,047,594 — an increase of 0.01%. And, with 56 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 522,062, or 1.21 per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 1,689,995 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Wednesday, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,867,215,865. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 42,514,479 — or 98.76 per