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Data story: India logs 4,518 new Covid cases; death toll at 524,701

The count of active cases across India on June 6 increased by 1,730, compared with 1,636 on June 5

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India on June 6 reported an increase of 1,730 in active cases to take its count to 25,782. The country is fifty-first among the most affected countries by active cases. On June 6, it added 4,518 cases, taking its total caseload to 43,181,335. And, with 9 new fatalities, its Covid-19 reached 524,701, or 1.22 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 257,187 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on June 5, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,941,287,000. The count of recovered cases across India, meanwhile, reached 42,630,852 — or 98.73 per cent of total caseload — with 2,779 new cured cases being reported on June 5.

  • India has added 25,586 cases in the past 7 days.
  • India has so far administered 1,941,287,000 vaccine doses.
  • The count of active cases across India on June 6 increased by1,730, compared with 1,636 on June 5.
  • With 2,779 new daily recoveries, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.73%, while fatality rate remained unchanged at 1.22%.
  • India’s new daily closed cases stand at 2,788 — 9 deaths and 2,779 recoveries.
  • India on June 5 conducted 278,059 tests to take the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 852,901,546.
  • The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (7893197), Kerala (6563910), Karnataka (3953359), Tamil Nadu (3456083), and Andhra Pradesh (2319981).
  • The five states with most active cases are Kerala (8835), Maharashtra (6767), Karnataka (2414), Delhi (1422), and Haryana (913).
  • The five states with highest fatalities are Maharashtra (147866), Kerala (69790), Karnataka (40108), Tamil Nadu (38025), and Delhi (26212).

First Published: Mon, June 06 2022. 10:36 IST