India on Wednesday reported a net reduction of 955 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 139,683. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 0.75 per cent (one in 133). The country is fourteenth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Tuesday, it added 11,466 cases to take its total caseload to 34,388,579 from 34,377,113 — an increase of 0.1%. And, with 460 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 461,849, or 1.34 per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 5,269,137 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Tuesday, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,096,359,208. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 33,787,047܉– or 98.25 per cent of total caseload – with 11,982 new cured cases being reported on Tuesday.
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