India on Saturday reported a net reduction of 31,091 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 3,673,802. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 20.80 per cent (one in 5). The country is second among the most affected countries by active cases. On Saturday, it added 326,098 cases to take its total caseload to 24,372,907. And, with 3,890 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 266,207, or 1.09 per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 1,103,625 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Friday, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 180,457,579. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 20,432,898 – or 83.83 per cent of total caseload – with 353,299 new cured cases being reported on Saturday.
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