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DATA STORY: Now, Kerala has the highest Covid caseload after Maharashtra

With 310,604 vaccinations on Wednesday, India has so far inoculated 4,449,552 people. That is 41.34 per cent of its total caseload, and 0.3206 per cent of its population

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India on Thursday reported a net reduction of 5,032 to take its count of active cases to 155,025, the lowest since June 16 and 84.77 per cent lower than the September 18 peak of 1,017,754. India’s share of global active cases has declined to 0.60 per cent (one in 167). The country is 17th among the most affected countries by active cases. India added 12,899 cases to take its total caseload to 10,790,183. And, with 107 new fatalities, its Covid-19 reached 154,703, or 1.43 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 310,604 more vaccinations across India on Wednesday, the total count of those inoculated reached 4,449,552. The count of recovered cases across India, meanwhile, reached 10,480,455 – or 97.13 per cent of total caseload – with 17,824 new cured cases being reported on Thursday.

  • With a daily increase of 12,899 in total cases, India’s tally of coronavirus cases has risen from 10,777,284 on Wednesday to 10,790,183 – an increase of 0.1%. has reached 154,703, with 107 fatalities in a day. Now the seventeenth-most-affected country by active cases, fourth by fatality, and second by total and recovered cases, India has added 88,990 cases in the past 7 days.
  • India now accounts for 0.60 % of all active cases globally (one in every 167 active cases), and 6.78% of all deaths (one in every 15 deaths).
  • India has so far vaccinated 4,449,552 people. That is 41.23 per cent of its total caseload, and 0.3206 per cent of its population.
  • Backwards from here, the last 1 million cases for India have come in 56 days.
  • The count of active cases across India has seen a net reduction of 5,032, compared with 3,296 on Wednesday. Five state that have reported the highest net increase in active cases are Chhattisgarh (142), Himachal (44), Nagaland (11), Punjab (8), and Madhya Pradesh (7).
  • With 17,824 new daily recoveries, India’s recovery rate has inched up to 97.13%, while the fatality rate remains unchanged at 1.43%.
  • The Indian states and UTs with the worst case fatality rates at present are Punjab (3.24%), Maharashtra (2.52%), and Gujarat (2.21%). The rate in as many as 14 is higher than the national average.
  • India’s new daily closed cases stand at 17,931 — 107 deaths and 17,824 recoveries. The share of deaths in total closed cases stands at 0.60%.
  • 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 579.5 days, and for deaths at 1,001.8 days.
  • Overall, five states with the biggest 24-hour jump in total cases are Kerala (6356), Maharashtra (2992), Tamil Nadu (514), Karnataka (426), and Chhattisgarh (351).
  • Among states with more than 25,000 cases, the five with worst recovery rates at present are Kerala (92.26%), Punjab (95.54%), Maharashtra (95.58%), Gujarat (97.20%), and Uttarakhand (97.25%).
  • India on Wednesday conducted 742,841 to take the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 199,216,019. The test positivity rate recorded was 1.7%.
  • 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 Maharashtra (13.77%), Goa (11.76%), Nagaland (9.67%), Kerala (9.67%), and Chandigarh (9.54%).
  • Five states with the highest TPR by daily numbers for tests and cases added – are Nagaland (13.22%), Kerala (10.66%), Maharashtra (5.18%), Goa (3.55%), and Chandigarh (2.65%).
  • 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 (550136), J&K (348454), Kerala (278208), Karnataka (261682), and Andhra Pradesh (253050).
  • The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (2033266), Karnataka (944709), Kerala (940596), Andhra Pradesh (888099), and Tamil Nadu (839866).
  • Maharashtra, the most affected state overall, has reported 2,992 new cases to take its tally to 2033266. The state has added 24,160 cases in the past 10 days.
  • Kerala, now the second-most-affected state by total tally, has added 6356 cases to take its tally to 944709.
  • Karnataka, the third-most-affected state, has reported 426 cases to take its tally to 940596.
  • Andhra Pradesh has added 95 cases to take its tally to 888099.
  • Tamil Nadu has seen its tally going up by 514 to 839866.
  • Delhi has added 150 cases to take its tally to 635481.
  • Uttar Pradesh has added 195 cases to take its tally to 600837.


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First Published: Thu, February 04 2021. 18:33 IST
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