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Covid vaccines: Over 15 cr jabbed in India

New Delhi: India’s cumulative vaccine coverage has exceeded 15 crore, the Union Health Ministry said here on Thursday.

As per the provisional report, cumulatively, 15,00,20,648 vaccine doses have been administered through 22,07,065 sessions. These include 93,67,520 Health Care Workers(HCWs) who have taken the 1st dose and 61,47,918 who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,23,19,903 Front Line Workers (FLWs) (1stdose), 66,12,789 FLWs (2nddose), 5,14,99,834 1st dose beneficiaries and 98,92,380 2nd dose beneficiaries more than 60-year-old and 5,10,24,886 (1st dose) and 31,55,418 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years, the Ministry said in a statement.

On Wednesday, 21,93,281 vaccine doses were given. 12,82,135 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 20,944 sessions for 1st dose and 9,11,146 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine.

India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,50,86,878 today. The National Recovery Rate is 82.10 per cent. As per the Ministry, 2,69,507 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.

Ten states account for 78.07per cent of the new recoveries. The country registered 379,257 fresh Covid-19 cases and 3,645 fatalities, the highest single-day spike in cases and deaths in 24 hours since the pandemic began.

Ten States including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan report 72.20 per cent of the new cases, the data indicated.

Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 63,309. It is followed by Karnataka with 39,047 while Kerala reported 35,013 new cases.

India’s total Active Caseload has reached 30,84,814. It now comprises 16.79 per cent of the country’s total Positive Cases. A net incline of 1,06,105 cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours.

Eleven states cumulatively account for 78.26 per cent of the country’s total Active Cases, the statement read.

 

The National Mortality Rate has been falling and currently stands at 1.11 per cent with 3,645 deaths reported in the last 24 hours.

 

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