Data story: India logs 5,664 new Covid cases; active tally rise to 47,922

India has added 38,829 cases in the past 7 days

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India has so far administered 2,165,654,766 vaccine doses. (PTI Photo)

Business Standard New Delhi
India on September 18 reported an increase of 1,074 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 47,922. The country is thirty-fourth among the most affected countries globally by active cases. On September 18, it added 5,664 cases to take its total caseload to 44,534,188. And, with 35 new fatalities, including 21 reconciled by Kerala, its Covid-19 death toll reached 528,337, or 1.19 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 1,484,216 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on September 17, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 2,165,654,766. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 43,957,929 — or 98.71 per cent of the total caseload — with 4,555 new cured cases being reported on September

First Published: Sep 18 2022 | 09:44 AM IST

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