India’s vaccination drive gains further momentum as over 55 million (5,55,04,440) vaccine doses have been administered through 9,01,887 sessions, as per the provisional report till Friday today.
As many as 80,34,547 Healthcare workers (HCWs) received the first dose and 51,04,398 HCWs the second dose. In the case of Front Line Workers (FLWs), as many as , 85,99,981 of them got 1st dose and 33,98,570 FLWs the second dose. A total number of 55,99,772 beneficiaries aged more than 45 years with specific co-morbidities (1st Dose) and 2,47,67,172 beneficiaries aged more than 60 years have also received the dose.
An official release said more than 2.3 million doses have been administered in the past 24 hours.
Eight states account for 60 per cent of the cumulative vaccination coverage across the country.
As on Day-69 of the vaccination drive (25th March, 2021), 23,58,731 vaccine doses were given. Of which, 21,54,934 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 40,595 sessions for 1st dose and 2,03,797HCWs and FLWs received 2nd dose of vaccine.
Ten States account for nearly 70 per cent of the vaccine doses were given during the last 24 hours.
Five States, Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and Gujarat have reported a surge in daily new cases. As many as 59,118 new daily cases reported in last 24 hours.
Maharashtra continues to report the highest daily new cases at 35,952. It is followed by Punjab with 2,661 while Karnataka reported 2,523 new cases.
India’s total Active Caseload continues to rise after touching its lowest mark in mid-February. It stands at 4.21 lakh (4,21,066) today. A net incline of 25,874 cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours.
Three States, Maharashtra, Kerala and Punjab together account for 73.64 per cent of the total active cases in the country.
India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,12,64,637 today. The national Recovery Rate is 95.09 per cet. 32,987 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours. 257 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.
Six States account for 78.6 per cent of the new deaths. Maharashtra reported 111 casualties. Punjab follows with 43 daily deaths. Fourteen States/UTs have not reported any COVID19 deaths in the last 24 hours. These are Rajasthan, J&K (UT), Jharkhand, Odisha, Puducherry, Lakshadweep, Sikkim, D&D & D&N, Ladakh (UT), Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, A&N Islands and Arunachal Pradesh.