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Data story: India logs 8,822 new Covid-19 cases, death toll at 524,792

India has added 55,235 cases in the past 7 days

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Business Standard  |  New Delhi 

Omicron spread: Covid-19 cases skyrocket but fewer deaths this time round

India reported an increase of 3,089 in active cases to take its count to 53,637. The country is thirty-second among the most affected countries globally by active cases. On June 15, it added 8,822 cases to take its total caseload to 43,245,517. And, with 15 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 524,792, or 1.21 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 1,358,607 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on June 14, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,955,087,271. The count of recovered cases across India, meanwhile, reached 42,667,088 — or 98.66 per cent of total caseload — with 5,718 new cured cases being reported on June 15.

  • India has added 55,235 cases in the past 7 days.
  • India has so far administered 1,955,087,271 vaccine doses.
  • The count of active cases across India on June 15 saw an increase of 3,089, compared with 2,553 on June 14.
  • With 5,718 new daily recoveries, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.66%, while fatality rate remained unchanged at 1.21%
  • India’s new daily closed cases stand at 5,733 — 15 deaths and 5,718 recoveries.
  • The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (7915418), Kerala (6582400), Karnataka (3957343), Tamil Nadu (3457969), and Andhra Pradesh (2320172).
  • The five states with most active cases are Maharashtra (18267), Kerala (16278), Karnataka (3882), Delhi (3177), and Haryana (1844).
  • The five states with highest fatalities are Maharashtra (147875), Kerala (69842), Karnataka (40108), Tamil Nadu (38025), and Delhi (26223).

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First Published: Wed, June 15 2022. 09:21 IST