Data story: India records 12,847 new cases; more than 65,000 infections in 7 days



India reported an increase of 4,848 active coronavirus cases to take its tally to 63,063. The country is twenty-eighth among the world’s worst-hit countries by active cases. On June 17, it added 12,847 cases to bring its total case count to 43,270,577. And, with 14 new deaths, its Covid-19 death toll reached 524,817, or 1.21% of the total. confirmed infections.

With an additional 1,527,365 doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered on June 16, the total number of vaccines in India has so far reached 1,958,403,471. The number of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile , reached 42,682,697 – or 98.64% of the total number of cases – with 7,985 new recovered cases reported on June 17.

  • India added 65,471 cases in the last 7 days.
  • India has so far administered 1,958,403,471 doses of the vaccine.
  • The number of active cases across India on June 17 rose by 4,848 from 4,578 on June 16.
  • With 7,624 new recoveries daily, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.64%, while the fatality rate remained unchanged at 1.21%
  • India’s daily new closed cases stand at 7,999 – 14 deaths and 7,985 recoveries.
  • The five states most affected by the total number of cases are Maharashtra (7,923,697), Kerala (6,589,307), Karnataka (3,958,824), Tamil Nadu (3,458,997) and Andhra Pradesh (2,320,264).
  • The five states with the most active cases are Maharashtra (20,634), Kerala (19,210), Karnataka (4,371), Delhi (3,948) and Haryana (2,364).
  • The five states with the highest number of deaths are Maharashtra (147,880), Kerala (69,853), Karnataka (40,110), Tamil Nadu (38,026) and Delhi (26,225).

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