DATA STORY: India logs 15,786 cases; vaccination crosses 1 bn milestone

India has so far administered 1,005,904,580 vaccine doses. That is 2946.13 per cent of its total caseload, and 72 per cent of its population


India on Friday reported a net reduction of 3,086 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 175,745. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 0.98 per cent (one in 102). The country is tenth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Thursday, it added 15,786 cases to take its total caseload to 34,143,236 from 34,127,450 — an increase of 0.1%. And, with 231 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 453,042, or 1.33 per cent of total confirmed infections.

With 6,127,277 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Thursday, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,005,904,580.

The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 33,514,449܉– or 98.16 per cent of total caseload – with 18,641 new cured cases being reported on Friday.

Now the tenth-most-affected country by active cases, third by deaths, second by total cases and recoveries, India has added 105,644 cases in the past 7 days.

India now accounts for 0.98% of all active cases globally (one in every 102 active cases), and 9.17% of all deaths (one in every 11 deaths).

India has so far administered 1,005,904,580 vaccine doses. That is 2946.13 per cent of its total caseload, and 72 per cent of its population.

Among Indian states, the top 5 in terms of number of vaccine shots administered are Uttar Pradesh (127990822), Maharashtra (98662942), West Bengal (73552758), Gujarat (71576357), and Madhya Pradesh (70413510).

Among states with more than 10 million population, the top 5 in number of vaccine shots per one million population are Kerala (1129119), Gujarat (1120615), Delhi (1119274), Jammu and Kashmir (1080623), and Uttarakhand (1028055).

Backwards from here, the last 1 million cases for India have come in 43 days.

The count of active cases across India on Friday saw a net reduction of 3,086, compared to net addition of 733 on Thursday. States and UTs hat have seen the biggest daily net increase in active cases are Assam (152), Himachal Pradesh (58), West Bengal (44), Jharkhand (24), and Chhattisgarh (21).

With 18,641 new daily recoveries, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.16%, while fatality rate remained unchanged at 1.33%.

The Indian states and UTs with the worst case fatality rates at present are Punjab (2.75%), Uttarakhand (2.15%), and Nagaland (2.14%). The rate in as many as 16 is higher than the national average.

India’s new daily closed cases stand at 18,872 — 231 deaths and 18,641 recoveries. The share of deaths in total closed cases stands at 1.22%.

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 1498.8 days, and for deaths at 1359.1 days.

Overall, five states with the biggest 24-hour jump in total cases are Kerala (8733), Maharashtra (1573), Tamil Nadu (1164), West Bengal (833), and Mizoram (737).

India on Thursday conducted 1,324,263 coronavirus tests to take the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 597,066,481. The test positivity rate recorded was 1.2%.

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 Dadra & Nagar Haveli-Daman & Diu (14.75%), Kerala (13.19%), Goa (12.34%), Sikkim (12.19%), and Maharashtra (10.73%).

Five states with the highest TPR by daily numbers for tests and cases added – are Kerala (10.12%), Mizoram (8.92%), Sikkim (5.21%), Manipur (4.6%), and Himachal Pradesh (2.84%).

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 (1541806), J&K (1160905), Kerala (1038271), Karnataka (737204), and Telangana (690918).

The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (6598218), Kerala (4888523), Karnataka (2984849), Tamil Nadu (2691797), and Andhra Pradesh (2062303).

Maharashtra, the most affected state overall, has reported 1573 new cases to take its tally to 6598218.

Kerala, the second-most-affected state by total tally, has added 8733 cases to take its tally to 4888523.

Karnataka, the third-most-affected state, has reported 365 cases to take its tally to 2984849.

Tamil Nadu has added 1164 cases to take its tally to 2691797.

Andhra Pradesh has seen its tally going up by 493 to 2062303.

Uttar Pradesh has added 10 cases to take its tally to 1710068.

Delhi has added 22 cases to take its tally to 1439488.