New Delhi: The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country on Friday exceeded 9.43 crore, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
Cumulatively, 9,43,34,262 vaccine doses have been administered through 14,28,500 sessions, as per the Ministry’s provisional report till 0700 hrs this morning.
The beneficiaries include– 89,74,511 Health Care Workers (HCWs) who have received the 1st dose and 54,49,151 who have taken the 2nd dose, 98,10,164 Front Line Workers (FLWs) (1stdose), 45,43,954 FLWs (2nddose), 3,75,68,0331st dose beneficiaries and 13,61,3672nd dose beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 2,61,03,814 (1st dose) and 5,23,268(2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60.
‘Eight states account for 60 per cent of the total doses given so far in the country,’ the Ministry said.
Over 36 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours.
‘As on Day-83 of the vaccination drive till Thursday, 36,91,511 vaccine doses were given of which, 32,85,004 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 49,416 sessions for 1st dose and 4,06,507 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine,’ the Ministry said.
In terms of the number of daily doses administered globally, India continues to remain at the top with an average of 37,94,328 doses administered per day.
Its daily new cases continue to rise with 1,31,968 new cases being registered in the last 24 hours.
According to the Ministry, ten states including Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Rajasthan have shown a rise in the COVID daily new cases. 83.29 per cent of the new cases are reported from these 10 states.
Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 56,286, followed by Chhattisgarh with 10,652 while Uttar Pradesh reported 8,474 fresh infections.
Twelve States, as shown under, are displaying an upward trajectory in daily new cases.
Meanwhile, the total Active Caseload has reached 9,79,608. It now comprises 7.50 per cent of the country’s total Positive Cases. A net incline of 69,289 cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours.
The five states of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Kerala cumulatively account for 73.24 per cent of India’s total active cases. Maharashtra alone houses 53.84 per cent of the total active caseload of the country.
India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,19,13,292 Friday. The National Recovery Rate is 91.22 per cent.
On the recovery front, 61,899 recuperations were registered in the last 24 hours, while the number of those who succumbed stood at 780, the Ministry’s data indicated.
Ten states account for 92.82 per cent of the new deaths with Maharashtra recording the maximum casualties at 376 followed by Chhattisgarh with 94 daily deaths.
Twelve States/UTs which have not reported any COVID19 deaths in the last 24 hours are Rajasthan, Odisha, Puducherry, Ladakh (UT), D&D & D&N, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Mizoram, Lakshadweep, A&N Islands and Arunachal Pradesh.