DATA STORY: Kerala accounts for 30% of India's active Covid cases, has worst recovery rate
India on Wednesday conducted 743,191 coronavirus tests, taking the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 184,232,305. The test positivity rate recorded was 2.3%
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India on Thursday reported a net reduction of 904 to take its count of active coronavirus cases to 213,603, the lowest since June 29 and 79.02 per cent lower than the September 18 peak of 1,017,754. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases has declined to 0.86 per cent (one in 115). The country is 13th among the most affected countries by active cases. India added 16,946 cases to take its total caseload to 10,512,093. And, with 198 new fatalities its Covid-19 death toll reached 151,727, or 1.44 per cent of total confirmed infections.
The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India now stands at 10,146,763 – or 96.52 per cent of total caseload – with 17,652 new cured cases being reported on Thursday.
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First Published: Thu, January 14 2021. 10:15 IST