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Data story: India logs 22,270 cases; test positivity rate drops below 2%

India has so far administered 1,750,386,834 vaccine doses. That is 4089.44 per cent of its total caseload, and 124.93 per cent of its population

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Business Standard New Delhi
India on Saturday reported a net decrease of 38,353 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 253,739. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 0.36 per cent (one in 278). The country is thirtieth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Friday, it added 22,270 cases to take its total caseload to 42,802,505 from 42,780,235 — an increase of 0.05%. And, with 325 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 511,230, or 1.19 per cent of total confirmed infections.
 
With 3,628,578 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Friday, India’s total count

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First Published: Feb 19 2022 | 11:55 AM IST

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