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Data story: India logs 347,254 cases; active tally breaches 2-mn mark

India has so far administered 1,604,370,484 vaccine doses. That is 4160.06 per cent of its total caseload, and 114.51 per cent of its population

Medical workers attend to a Covid-19 patient at a makeshift care centre in Delhi’s Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village on January 20, 2022. (PTI Photo/Kamal Singh)
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Medical workers attend to a Covid-19 patient at a makeshift care centre in Delhi’s Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village. (PTI Photo/Kamal Singh)

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India on Friday reported a net increase of 94,774 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 2,018,825. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 3.3 per cent (one in 30). The country is sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Thursday, it added 347,254 cases to take its total caseload to 38,566,027 from 38,218,773 — an increase of 0.91%. And, with 703 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 488,396, or 1.27 per cent of total confirmed infections.
 
With 7,049,779 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Thursday, India’s total count

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First Published: Jan 21 2022 | 10:44 AM IST

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