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India’s Cumulative Covid-19 Vaccination Coverage Exceeds Rs 11.72 Crore | India News


NEW DELHI: The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country surpassed 11.72 million rupees on Friday as part of the world’s largest vaccination campaign, according to data from the Union Ministry of Health.
According to the ministry, together, 11,72,23,509 doses of vaccine have been administered through 17,37,539 sessions, according to the interim report until 7 am on Friday.
These include 90,82,999 healthcare workers (HCP) who have taken the first dose and 56,34,634 HCP who have taken the second dose, 1,02,93,524 first-line workers (PDA) (first dose), 51,52,891 PDA (second dose), 4,42,30,842 first dose beneficiaries and 30,97,961 second dose beneficiaries older than 60 years and 3,87,41,890 (first dose) and 9,88,768 (second dose) beneficiaries 45 to 60 years, the ministry said. .
The ministry stated that more than 27 lakh of vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours.

As on day 90 of the vaccination campaign (April 15, 2021), 27,30,359 doses of vaccine were administered. Of which, 21,70,144 beneficiaries were vaccinated in 39,280 sessions for the first dose and 5,60,215 beneficiaries received the second dose of vaccine, he said.
In addition, it reported that more than 26 million million tests have been carried out throughout the country and that the cumulative positivity rate is 5.42%.
New daily cases from India continue to increase. A total of 2,17,353 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours, according to the ministry.
It stated that 10 states including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal have shown an increase in daily new COVID cases. About 79.10 percent of new cases are reported in these 10 states.

According to the ministry, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of new cases daily with 61,695. Uttar Pradesh follows with 22,339, while Delhi reported 16,699 new cases.
Sixteen states, including Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Haryana, Rajasthan, Punjab, Kerala, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Telangana, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, are showing an upward trajectory in new cases newspapers. He said.
The ministry further said that the total number of active cases from India has reached 15,69,743. It now comprises 10.98 percent of the country’s total positive cases. A net tilt of 97,866 registered cases out of the total active cases in the last 24 hours.
The five states of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala cumulatively account for 65.86% of the total active cases in India. Maharashtra alone accounts for 39.60 percent of the country’s total active cases, the ministry said.
India’s cumulative recoveries today stand at 1.25,47,866 and the national recovery rate is 87.80 percent, according to the ministry.
In addition, he said that 1,18,302 recoveries were recorded in the last 24 hours.
1,185 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, it added.
Ten states account for 85.40 percent of the new deaths. Maharashtra recorded the highest number of casualties with 349, followed by Chhattisgarh with 135 deaths a day, the ministry said.
It reported that 10 Union states / Territories have reported no COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, including Ladakh (UT), Tripura, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur, Lakshadweep, A&N Islands and Arunachal Pradesh.

Times of India