New Delhi: The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 7.9 Cr mark on Monday, in a significant development in the fight against COVID-19.
Cumulatively, 7,91,05,163 vaccine doses have been administered through 12,31,148 sessions, as per the provisional report till 0700 hours. These include 90,09,353 HCWs (1st dose), 53,43,493 HCWs (2nd dose), 97,37,850 FLWs (1st dose) and 41,33,961 FLWs (2nd Dose) and 4,99,31,635 (1st Dose) and 9,48,871 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged more than 45 years, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a statement.
As on Day-79 of the vaccination drive (4th April, 2021), 16,38,464 vaccine doses were given. Out of which, 15,40,676 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 21,508 sessions for 1st dose and 97,788 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine.
Over 1 Lakh (1,03,558) new cases were detected, 478 deaths reported and 52,847 recovered in the last 24 hours.
Eight States including Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab have shown a steep rise in the COVID cases and account for 81.90 per cent of the new cases.
Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 57,074 (55.11 per cent). It is followed by Chhattisgarh with 5,250 while Karnataka reported 4,553 new cases.
Eight States account for 84.52 per cent of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (222). Punjab follows with 51 daily deaths.
India’s total Active Caseload has reached 7,41,830, which is 5.89 per cent of the country’s total positive cases. A net incline of 50,233 cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours.
India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,16,82,136. The national Recovery Rate is 92.8 per cent.
Fifteen States/UTs have lower tests per million population than the national average of 1,80,449.