India on Thursday reported a net reduction of 1,127 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 138,556. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 0.75 per cent (one in 133). The country is fifteenth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Wednesday, it added 13,091 cases to take its total caseload to 34,401,670 from 34,388,579 — an increase of 0.1%. And, with 340 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 462,189, or 1.34 per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 5,754,817 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Wednesday, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,102,334,225. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 33,800,925܉– or 98.25 per cent of total caseload – with 13,878 new cured cases being reported on Thursday.
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