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Over 1 Crore of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Administered for the 18-44 Age Group in India | India News


NEW DELHI: India crossed a significant milestone in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic after the cumulative number of coronavirus vaccine doses for the 18-44 age group in Phase 3 of the administered vaccination campaign in the country crossed a crore on Monday. according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country exceeded Rs 19.60 crore today in Phase 3 of the nationwide vaccination campaign.
According to the Ministry of Health, a total of 19,60,51,962 doses of vaccines have been administered through 28,16,725 sessions, according to the interim report until 7 am today.
“These include 97,60,444 TS who have taken the first dose and 67,06,890 TS who have taken the second dose, 1,49,91,357 PDA (first dose), 83,33,774 PDA (second dose), 1,06,21,235 beneficiaries under 18 -44 age groups (1st dose), 6,09,11,756 (1st dose) and 98,18,384 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years. 5,66,45,457 beneficiaries of 1st dose and 1, 82,62,665 beneficiaries of the 2nd dose over 60 years old “, it said.
Ten states (Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra) account for 66.30% of the total doses administered so far in the country.
Meanwhile, India’s daily recoveries continue to outnumber new daily cases for the eleventh day in a row.
With 3.02,544 new recoveries in the last 24 hours, India’s cumulative recoveries have reached 2,37,28,011 today. The national recovery rate has grown even more to 88.69%.
Ten states (Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha and Haryana) account for 72.23% of new recoveries.
“In another positive development, India has recorded less than 3 lakh of new cases daily for eight consecutive days. The gap between daily new cases and daily recovered cases has narrowed to 80,229 today,” the ministry said.
2,22,315 new daily cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, of which Tamil Nadu has reported the highest number of daily new cases with 35,483, followed by Maharashtra with 26,672 new cases.
Ten states (Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Odisha, Rajasthan, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh) reported 81.08% of new cases in the last 24 hours.
Furthermore, India’s active cases have decreased since its last peak on May 10, 2021, and it has now decreased to 27,20,716 today.
The ministry said there is a net decrease of 84,683 in the last 24 hours and now comprises 10.17 percent of the country’s total positive cases.
Furthermore, eight states (Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Rajasthan and Odisha) cumulatively account for 71.62% of the total active cases in India.
The cumulative positivity rate currently stands at 8.09 percent and the weekly positivity rate has also dropped to 12.66 percent.
Meanwhile, the National Death Rate currently stands at 1.14 percent with 4,454 deaths in the last 24 hours, of which Maharashtra recorded the highest number of casualties (1,320) followed by Karnataka with 624 deaths per day.
Ten states (Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Delhi, Kerala, West Bengal, Rajasthan and Bihar) account for 79.52% of new deaths in the last 24 hours.
Additionally, 18 states / UT have a fatality rate lower than the national average (1.14 percent) and 18 states / UT have a fatality rate higher than the national average.
According to the Ministry of Health, the Center has so far provided more than 21.80 million doses of vaccines (21,80,51,890) to states and UT, both through the free category and through the direct purchase category. of the state.
Of this, the total consumption, calculated based on the average until May 23, 2021, including waste, is 20,00,08,875 doses (based on data available today at 8 am).
“More than 1.80 million million doses of Covid vaccine (1,80,43,015) are still available in the states and UT to be administered,” he said.
In addition, more than 48 lakh (48,00,650) doses of vaccines are pending and will be received by the states and UT within the next 3 days.

Times of India