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Data story: India logs 235,532 cases; active cases see massive dip

India has so far administered 1,650,487,260 vaccine doses. That is 4039.54 per cent of its total caseload, and 117.8 per cent of its population

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India on Saturday reported a net decrease of 101,278 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 2,004,333. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 2.77 per cent (one in 36). The country is sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Friday, it added 235,532 cases to take its total caseload to 40,858,241 from 40,622,709 — an increase of 0.58%. And, with 871 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 493,198, or 1.21 per cent of total confirmed infections.
 
With 5,672,766 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Friday, India’s total count

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First Published: Jan 29 2022 | 10:39 AM IST

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