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Data story: India logs 209,918 new cases; death toll rises to 495,050

India has so far administered 1,660,396,227 vaccine doses. That is 4020.09 per cent of its total caseload, and 118.51 per cent of its population

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Patients rest at a health centre set up in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, to care for Covid-19 patients. (PTI Photo/Kunal Patil)

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India on Monday reported a net decrease of 53,669 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 1,831,268. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 2.5 per cent (one in 40). The country is sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Sunday, it added 209,918 cases to take its total caseload to 41,302,440 from 41,092,522 — an increase of 0.51%. And, with 959 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 495,050, or 1.2 per cent of total confirmed infections.
 
With 2,890,986 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Sunday, India’s total count

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First Published: Jan 31 2022 | 9:48 AM IST

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