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Data story: India logs 5,233 new cases; biggest single-day jump in 95 days

India has added 29,450 cases in the past 7 days

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Municipal health workers testing for Covid-19 collect swab samples of passengers at a railway station in Mumbai. (PTI Photo/Shashank Parade)

India on June 8 reported an increase of 1,881 in active cases to take its count to 28,857. The country is fourty-sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On June 8, it added 5,233 cases, taking its total caseload to 43,190,282. And, with 7 new fatalities, its Covid-19 reached 524,715, or 1.21 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 1,494,086 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on June 7, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,944,326,416. The count of recovered cases across India, meanwhile, reached 42,636,710 — or 98.73 per cent of total caseload — with 3,345 new cured cases being reported on June 7.

  • India has added 29,450 cases in the past 7 days.
  • India has so far administered 1,944,326,416 vaccine doses.
  • The count of active cases across India on June 7 increased by 1,881, compared with 1,194 on June 7.
  • With 3,345 new daily recoveries, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.72%, while fatality rate remained unchanged at 1.21%.
  • India’s new daily closed cases stand at 3,352 — 7 deaths and 3,345 recoveries.
  • India on June 7 conducted 313,361 tests to take the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 853,522,623.
  • The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (7896114), Kerala (6566787), Karnataka (3953937), Tamil Nadu (3456317), and Andhra Pradesh (2320008).
  • The five states with most active cases are Kerala (9857), Maharashtra (8432), Karnataka (2478), Delhi (1534), and Tamil Nadu (927).
  • The five states with highest fatalities are Maharashtra (147866), Kerala (69801), Karnataka (40108), Tamil Nadu (38025), and Delhi (26213).

First Published: Wed, June 08 2022. 09:45 IST