India on September 29 reported a decrease of 229 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 40,750. The country is thirty-eighth among the most affected countries globally by active cases. On September 29, it added 4,272 cases to take its total caseload to 44,583,360. And, with 27 new fatalities, including 16 more reconciled by Kerala, its Covid-19 death toll reached 528,611, or 1.19 per cent of total confirmed infections.
With 2,163,248 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on September 28, India’s total count of vaccine shots so far reached 2,181,794,748. The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India, meanwhile, reached 44,013,999 — or 98.72 per cent of the total caseload — with 4,474 new cured cases being reported on September 28.
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