India administered over 6 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses till now
On Sunday, India registered that 6 crore vaccines have been administered in the country against Covid-19 disease.
According to Health Ministry data, 6,02,69,782 vaccine doses have been administered through 9,85,018 sessions.
These include 81,52,808 Health Care Workers (1st dose), 51,75,597 HCWs (2nd dose), 88,90,046 Front Line Workers (1st dose) and 36,52,749 FLWs (2nd Dose), 66,73,662 beneficiaries aged more than 45 years with specific co-morbidities (1st Dose) and 2,77,24,920 beneficiaries aged more than 60 years.
60% of the vaccine doses have been given in eight states – Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Maharashtra.
20,09,805 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 39,778 sessions for 1st dose and 1,44,365 HCWs and FLWs received 2nd dose of vaccine.
Many cases have been found in states of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Punjab, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
81.46% of the daily cases in the last 24 hours are from these states.
Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 35,726 and Chhattisgarh with 3,162 while Karnataka reported 2,886 new cases.
There is an increase in daily new cases in ten states -Maharashtra, Punjab, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Haryana and Rajasthan.
The Union Health Secretary held a meeting on Saturday with Additional Chief Secretaries, Principal Secretaries and Secretaries (H&FW) of 12 States and Municipal Commissioners and District Collectors of 46 districts that have high number of cases.
These states are Maharashtra, Gujarat, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Punjab and Bihar.
The total active caseload in India has reached 4,86,310 today, comprising 4.06 per cent of the total positive cases. An incline of 33,663 cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours.
India’s recoveries stand at 1,13,23,762 today. The national recovery rate is 94.59 per cent. 28,739 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra has reported the maximum number of recoveries in a single day with 14,523 newly recovered cases. 312 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.
These states and UT have not reported any Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. They are Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Lakshadweep, Ladakh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Sikkim, Tripura, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Islands, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh.