India on Sunday reported a net increase of 80,934 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 3,349,644. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 17.76 per cent (one in 6). The country is second among the most affected countries by active cases. On Sunday, it added 392,488 cases to take its total caseload to 19,557,457. And, with 3,689 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 215,542, or 1.10 per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 1,826,219 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Saturday, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 156,816,031. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 15,992,271 – or 81.77 per cent of total caseload – with 307,865 new cured cases being reported on Sunday.
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