India on Friday reported a net increase of 2,200 to take its count of active coronavirus cases to 139,542. This is 86.29 per cent lower than the September 18 peak of 1,017,754. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 0.62 per cent (one in 161). The country is 16th among the most affected countries by active cases. India added 13,193 cases to take its total caseload to 10,963,394. And, with 97 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 156,111, or 1.42 per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 658,674 more vaccinations across India on Thursday, the total count of those inoculated reached 10,188,007. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 10,667,741 – or 97.30 per cent of total caseload – with 10,896 new cured cases being reported on Friday.
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