In a significant development in the fight against COVID-19, the cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 79 million mark today
In a significant development in the fight against COVID-19, the cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 79 million mark today. Cumulatively, 7,91,05,163 vaccine doses have been administered through 12,31,148 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today.
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.
India’s daily new cases continue to rise. Over 1 Lakh (103,558) new cases were registered 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 daily new cases. 81.90% of the new cases are reported from these 8 states.
Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 57,074 (55.11%). It is followed by Chhattisgarh with 5,250 while Karnataka reported 4,553 new cases.
Five states, namely Maharashtra, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Punjab cumulatively account for 75.88% of the total active cases in the country. Maharashtra alone accounts for nearly 58.23% of the total active caseload of the country.
India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,16,82,136 today. The national Recovery Rate is 92.8%.
At 478 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, according to India's health ministry.
Eight states account for 84.52% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (222). Punjab follows with 51 daily deaths.