DATA STORY: India reports 4,329 Covid deaths, the most yet, 1,000 in Maharashtra alone

India has so far administered 184,453,149 vaccine doses. That is 738.85 per cent of its total caseload, and 13.25 per cent of its population

Business Standard New Delhi
Coronavirus, covid-19, vaccination, vaccine

India on Tuesday reported a net reduction of 163,232 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 3,353,765. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 20.18 per cent (one in 5). The country is second among the most affected countries by active cases. On Tuesday, it added 263,533 cases to take its total caseload to 25,228,996. And, with 4,329 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 278,719, or 1.10 per cent of total confirmed infections.   With 1,510,418 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Saturday, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 184,453,149. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 21,596,512 – or 85.60 per cent of total caseload – with 422,436 new cured cases being reported on Tuesday.

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