Rising Covid-19 Cases Impinging On India’s Economic Activity Marginally: Nirmal Bang 
People wearing protective masks sit in a bus during a lockdown imposed due to the coronavirus in New Delhi, India. (Photographer Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg)

Rising Covid-19 Cases Impinging On India’s Economic Activity Marginally: Nirmal Bang 

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Nirmal Bang Report

In the first fortnight of April 2021, economic activity began to feel the pinch of the second wave of Covid-19 even though the impact was marginal.

The number of active Covid-19 cases rose by 166.4% from the previous fortnight while the number of deaths was up by 195%, both witnessing the sharpest increase since April 2020.

Meanwhile, the pace of vaccination is picking up, but it is yet to reach critical mass, with less than 1.5% of the population fully vaccinated.

As of April 19, 2021, only ~16.48 million people were fully vaccinated. But, a total of ~123.85 million people have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

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