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.