India on Monday reported a net increase of 8,589 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 3,745,237. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 20.54 per cent (one in 5). The country is second among the most affected countries by active cases. On Monday, it added 366,161 cases to take its total caseload to 22,662,575. And, with 3,754 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 246,116, or 1.09 per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 689,652 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Sunday, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 170,176,603. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 18,671,222 – or 82.39 per cent of total caseload – with 353,818 new cured cases being reported on Monday.
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