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Data story: India logs 9,923 new cases; over 82,000 infections in 7 days

The count of active cases across India on June 20 saw an increase of 2,613

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A healthcare worker collects a swab sample of a passenger for Covid-19 testing amid a surge in coronavirus cases, at Charbagh railway station in Lucknow. (PTI Photo/Nand Kumar)

India reported an increase of 2,613 in active cases to take its count to 79,313. The country is twenty-sixth among the most affected countries globally by active cases.

On June 21, it added 9,923 cases to take its total caseload to 43,319,396. And, with 17 new fatalities, its Covid-19 reached 524,890, or 1.21 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 1,300,024 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on June 20, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,963,243,003. The count of recovered cases across India, meanwhile, reached 42,715,193 — or 98.61 per cent of total caseload — with 7,293 new cured cases being reported on June 21.

  • India has added 82,701 cases in the past 7 days.
  • India has so far administered 1,963,243,003 vaccine doses.
  • The count of active cases across India on June 21 saw an increase of 2,613, compared with 4,226 on June 20.
  • With 7,293 new daily recoveries, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.61%, while fatality rate remained unchanged at 1.21%
  • India’s new daily closed cases stand at 7,310 — 17 deaths and 7,293 recoveries.
  • India on June 20 conducted 388,641 tests to take the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 858,526,354.
  • The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (7938103), Kerala (6601884), Karnataka (3961361), Tamil Nadu (3461560), and Andhra Pradesh (2320439).
  • The five states with most active cases are Maharashtra (24613), Kerala (23145), Delhi (5375), Karnataka (4928), and Tamil Nadu (3951).
  • The five states with highest fatalities are Maharashtra (147888), Kerala (69889), Karnataka (40113), Tamil Nadu (38026), and Delhi (26238).

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First Published: Tue, June 21 2022. 11:03 IST