Data story: India records 12,899 new cases, active tally crosses 70,000 mark



India reported an increase of 4,366 active coronavirus cases to take its tally to 72,474. The country is twenty-eighth among the world’s worst-hit countries by active cases. On June 19, it added 12,899 cases to bring its total case count to 43,296,692. And, with 15 new deaths, its Covid-19 death toll reached 524,855, or 1.21% of the total. confirmed infections.

With an additional 1,324,591 doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered on June 17, the total number of vaccines in India has so far reached 1,961,488,807. The number of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile , reached 43,296,692 – or 98.63% of the total number of cases – with 8,518 new recovered cases reported on June 19.

  • India added 74,675 cases in the last 7 days.
  • India has so far administered 1,961,488,807 doses of the vaccine.
  • The number of active cases across India on June 19 increased by 4,366 from 5,045 on June 18.
  • With 8,518 new recoveries daily, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.63%, while the fatality rate remained unchanged at 1.21%.
  • India’s daily new closed cases stand at 8,533 – 15 deaths and 8,518 recoveries.
  • On June 18, India carried out 446,387 coronavirus tests to bring the total number of tests carried out so far in the country to 857,841,663.
  • The five states most affected by the total number of cases are Maharashtra (7,931,745), Kerala (6,595,722), Karnataka (3,960,208), Tamil Nadu (3,460,182) and Andhra Pradesh (2,320,353).
  • The five states with the most active cases are Maharashtra (22,828), Kerala (21,275), Delhi (5,119), Karnataka (4,825) and Tamil Nadu (3,073).
  • The five states with the highest number of deaths are Maharashtra (147,885), Kerala (69,873), Karnataka (40,112), Tamil Nadu (38,026) and Delhi (26,229).


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