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Data story: India records 9,808 new Covid cases; death toll at 527,874

India has added 60,198 cases in the past 7 days

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Business Standard New Delhi
India on August 31 reported a decrease of 1,065 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 64,667. The country is twenty-fifth among the most affected countries globally by active cases. On August 31, it added 9,808 cases to take its total caseload to 44,428,393. And, with 45 new fatalities, including 10 more reconciled by Kerala, its Covid-19 death toll reached 527,874, or 1.19 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 2,250,854 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on August 30, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 2,123,992,816. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile,

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First Published: Aug 31 2022 | 9:44 AM IST

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