India on Friday reported a net increase of 870 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 391,516. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 2.08 per cent (one in 48). The country is sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Friday, it added 33,376 cases to take its total caseload to 33,208,330 from 33,174,954 — an increase of 0.1%. And, with 308 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 442,317, or 1.33 per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 6,527,175 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Friday, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 730,589,688. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 32,374,497 – or 97.49 per cent of total caseload – with 37,681 new cured cases being reported on Saturday.
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