India has so far administered 1,917,996,905 vaccine doses
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India on May 18 conducted 477,570 coronavirus tests to take the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 845,404,172. (Photo: PTI)
India reported a decline of 228 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 15,419. The country is fifty-sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On May 19, it added 2,364 cases to take its total caseload to 43,129,563. And, with 10 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 524,303, or 1.22 per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 1,371,603 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on May 18, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,917,996,905. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 42,589,841 — or 98.75 per cent of total caseload — with 2,582 new cured cases being reported on May 19.
India has added 16,150 cases in the past 7 days.
India has so far administered 1,917,996,905 vaccine doses.
The count of active cases across India on May 19 saw a fall of 228, compared with 753 on May 18.
With 2,582 new daily recoveries, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.75%, while fatality rate remained unchanged at 1.22%.
India’s new daily closed cases stand at 2,592 — 10 deaths and 2,582 recoveries.
India on May 18 conducted 477,570 coronavirus tests to take the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 845,404,172.
The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (7881542), Kerala (6548427), Karnataka (3950004), Tamil Nadu (3454722), and Andhra Pradesh (2319854).
The five states with most active cases are Kerala (3555), Delhi (2675), Karnataka (1761), Maharashtra (1605), and Haryana (1324).
The five states with highest fatalities are Maharashtra (147856), Kerala (69440), Karnataka (40106), Tamil Nadu (38025), and Delhi (26198).
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First Published: Thu, May 19 2022. 10:06 IST