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Data story: India logs 286,384 cases; daily positivity rate jumps to 19.6%

India has so far administered 1,638,439,207 vaccine doses. That is 4087.4 per cent of its total caseload, and 116.94 per cent of its population

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India on Thursday reported a net decrease of 20,546 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 2,202,472. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 3.15 per cent (one in 32). The country is sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Wednesday, it added 286,384 cases to take its total caseload to 40,371,500 from 40,085,116 — an increase of 0.71%. And, with 573 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 491,700, or 1.22 per cent of total confirmed infections.
 
With 2,235,267 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Wednesday, India’s total count

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First Published: Jan 27 2022 | 10:32 AM IST

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