India on Thursday reported a net increase of 162,212 in active covid cases to take its count to 1,117,531. India’s share of global active cases now stands at 2.27 per cent. The country is sixth among the most affected countries by active cases.
On Wednesday, it added 247,417 cases to take its total caseload to 36,317,927 from 36,070,510 — an increase of 0.69%. And, with 380 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 485,035, or 1.34 per cent of total confirmed infections.
Now the sixth-most-affected country by active cases, third by deaths, second by total cases and recoveries, India has added 1,208,641 cases in the past 7 days.
India has so far administered 1,546,139,465 vaccine doses. That is 4257.23 per cent of its total caseload, and 110.53 per cent of its population.