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Data story: India logs 2,685 new Covid cases; death toll at 524,572

India has so far administered 1,931,341,918 vaccine doses

An artist paints a wall mural during a weekend curfew in Delhi on January 15, 2022 to slow don Covid-19 cases. (PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan)
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An artist paints a wall mural during a weekend curfew in Delhi on January 15, 2022 to slow don Covid-19 cases. (PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan)

Business Standard New Delhi
India reported an increase of 494 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 16,308. The country is fifty-sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On May 28, it added 2,685 cases to take its total caseload to 43,150,215. And, with 33 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 524,572, or 1.22 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 1,439,466 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on May 27, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,931,341,918. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 42,609,335 — or 98.74 per cent of total

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First Published: May 28 2022 | 10:18 AM IST

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