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Data story: India reports 317,532 new cases; tally breaches 38 million-mark

India has so far administered 1,596,755,879 vaccine doses. That is 4177.93 per cent of its total caseload, and 114.14 per cent of its population

Data story: India reports 317,532 new cases; tally breaches 38 mn-mark
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India on Thursday reported a net increase of 93,051 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 1,924,051. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 3.16 per cent (one in 32). The country is sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Wednesday, it added 317,532 cases to take its total caseload to 38,218,773 from 37,901,241 — an increase of 0.84%. And, with 491 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 487,693, or 1.28 per cent of total confirmed infections.
 
With 7,338,592 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Wednesday, India’s total count

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First Published: Jan 20 2022 | 10:06 AM IST

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