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DATA STORY: India logs 12,516 new cases; 2,817 death added in 7 days

India has so far administered 1,107,951,225 vaccine doses. That is 3219.46 per cent of its total caseload, and 79.22 per cent of its population

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A health worker checks the body temperature of a traveller as a safety measure against the coronavirus before allowing him to proceed at a railway station in Mumbai. (PTI Photo/Kunal Patil)
A health worker checks the body temperature of a traveller as a safety measure against the coronavirus before allowing him to proceed at a railway station in Mumbai. (PTI Photo/Kunal Patil)

India on Friday reported a net reduction of 1,140 in active cases to take its count to 137,416. India’s share of global active cases now stands at 0.72 per cent (one in 139). The country is fifteenth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Wednesday, it added 12,516 cases to take its total caseload to 34,414,186 from 34,401,670 — an increase of 0.1%. And, with 501 new fatalities, its Covid-19 reached 462,690, or 1.34 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 5,381,889 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Thursday, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,107,951,225. The count of recovered cases across India, meanwhile, reached 33,814,080܉– or 98.26 per cent of total caseload – with 13,155 new cured cases being reported on Friday.

Now the fifteenth-most-affected country by active cases, third by deaths, second by total cases and recoveries, India has added 80,432 cases in the past 7 days.
India now accounts for 0.72% of all active cases globally (one in every 139 active cases), and 9.08% of all deaths (one in every 11 deaths).
India has so far administered 1,107,951,225 vaccine doses. That is 3219.46 per cent of its total caseload, and 79.22 per cent of its population.
Among Indian states, the top 5 in terms of number of vaccine shots administered are Uttar Pradesh (142043853), Maharashtra (104334367), West Bengal (87381930), Gujarat (76916010), and Madhya Pradesh (76879966).
Among states with more than 10 million population, the top 5 in number of vaccine shots per one million population are Kerala (1207845), Gujarat (1204214), Jammu and Kashmir (1192116), Delhi (1180132), and Uttarakhand (1090986).
Backwards from here, the last 1 million cases for India have come in 56 days.
The count of active cases across India on Friday saw a net reduction of 1,140, compared with 1,127 on Thursday. States and UTs hat have seen the biggest daily net increase in active cases are Jammu and Kashmir (81), Manipur (37), West Bengal (28), Punjab (24), and Gujarat (19).
With 13,155 new daily recoveries, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.26%, while fatality rate remained unchanged at 1.34%.
The Indian states and UTs with the worst case fatality rates at present are Punjab (2.75%), Nagaland (2.16%), and Uttarakhand (2.15%). The rate in as many as 13 is higher than the national average.
India’s new daily closed cases stand at 13,565 — 501 deaths and 13,155 recoveries. The share of deaths in total closed cases stands at 3.69%.
India’s 5-day moving average of daily rate of addition to total cases stands at 0.1%.
India’s doubling time for total cases stands at 1905.5 days, and for deaths at 639.8 days.
Overall, five states with the biggest 24-hour jump in total cases are Kerala (7224), Maharashtra (997), West Bengal (854), Tamil Nadu (820), and Mizoram (631).
India on Thursday conducted 1,165,286 to take the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 621,067,350. The test positivity rate recorded was 1.1%.
Five states with the highest test positivity rate (TPR) – percentage of tested people turning out to be positive for Covid-19 infection (by cumulative data for tests and cases – are Dadra & Nagar Haveli-Daman & Diu (14.75%), Kerala (13.08%), Sikkim (11.94%), Goa (11.9%), and Maharashtra (10.4%).
Five states with the highest TPR by daily numbers for tests and cases added – are Mizoram (13.2%), Kerala (9.89%), Manipur (4.23%), West Bengal (2.12%), and Himachal Pradesh (1.73%).
Among states and UTs with more than 10 million population, five that have carried out the highest number of tests (per million population) are Delhi (1593095), J&K (1222031), Kerala (1079595), Karnataka (766710), and Telangana (710055).
The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (6621420), Kerala (5042082), Karnataka (2991142), Tamil Nadu (2712404), and Andhra Pradesh (2069352).
Maharashtra, the most affected state overall, has reported 997 new cases to take its tally to 6621420.
Kerala, the second-most-affected state by total tally, has added 7224 cases to take its tally to 5042082.
Karnataka, the third-most-affected state, has reported 286 cases to take its tally to 2991142.
Tamil Nadu has added 820 cases to take its tally to 2712404.
Andhra Pradesh has seen its tally going up by 286 to 2069352.
Uttar Pradesh has added 7 cases to take its tally to 1710243.
Delhi has added 40 cases to take its tally to 1440270.


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First Published: Fri, November 12 2021. 14:39 IST
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