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Data story: India logs 25,920 new cases; active tally drops below 300,000

India has so far administered 1,746,499,461 vaccine doses. That is 4082.49 per cent of its total caseload, and 124.65 per cent of its population

Omicron spread: Covid-19 cases skyrocket but fewer deaths this time round

Business Standard New Delhi
India on Friday reported a net decrease of 40,826 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 292,092. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 0.42 per cent (one in 238). The country is thirtieth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Thursday, it added 25,920 cases to take its total caseload to 42,780,235 from 42,754,315 — an increase of 0.06%. And, with 492 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 510,905, or 1.19 per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 3,786,806 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Thursday, India’s total count

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First Published: Feb 18 2022 | 10:59 AM IST

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