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Data story: India logs 7,591 new Covid cases; death toll at 527,799

India has added 66,763 cases in the past 7 days

A health worker sorts vials at a COVID-19 testing site amid concern over a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic in India, in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)
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A health worker sorts vials at a Covid-19 testing site amid concern over a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic in India, in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)

Business Standard New Delhi
India on August 29 reported a decrease of 1,660 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 84,931. The country is twenty-first among the most affected countries globally by active cases. On August 29, it added 7,591 cases to take its total caseload to 44,415,723. And, with 45 new fatalities, including 15 more reconciled by Kerala, its Covid-19 death toll reached 527,799, or 1.19 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 2,470,330 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on August 28, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 2,119,105,738. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile,

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First Published: Aug 29 2022 | 9:23 AM IST

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