India on Friday reported a net increase of 133 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 11,191. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 0.02 per cent (one in 5,000). The country is seventy-fifth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Thursday, it added 949 cases to take its total caseload to 43,039,972 from 43,039,023 — an increase of 0.01%. And, with 6 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 521,743, or 1.21 per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 666,660 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Thursday, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,863,062,546. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 42,507,038 — or 98.76 per cent of total caseload — with 810 new cured cases being reported on Friday.
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