10 states continue to report high cases as vaccination crosses 9 cr

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India’s Cumulative Vaccination Coverage exceeds 9 Crores with nearly 30 Lakh Vaccine doses given in the last 24 hours. Globally, India leads with an average of more than 34 Lakh doses administered per day with 10 States showing an Upward Trajectory of Daily New Cases pushing the National Positivity Rate from 2.19% to 8.40%.

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The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 9 Cr today. Cumulatively, 9,01,98,673 vaccine doses have been administered through 13,77,304 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today.

These include 89,68,151 HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 54,18,084 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 97,67,538 FLWs (1st dose), 44,11,609 FLWs (2nd dose), 3,63,32,851 1st dose beneficiaries and 11,39,291 2nd dose beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 2,36,94,487 (1st dose) and 4,66,662 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years.Eight states account for 60% of the total doses given so far in the country. Nearly 30 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours.

In terms of the number of daily doses administered globally, India stands at the top with an average of 34,30,502 doses administered per day. India’s daily new cases continue to rise. 1,26,789 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours. Ten states including Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Kerala and Punjab have shown a rise in the COVID daily new cases up to 84.21% daily.

Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 59,907 followed by Chhattisgarh with 10,310 while Karnataka reported 6,976 new cases taking the national weekly positivity rate to 6.21% from 2.19% to 8.40% during this same time period.

India’s total Active Caseload has reached 9,10,319. It now comprises 7.04% of the country’s total Positive Cases. A net incline of 66,846 cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours.

Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Kerala cumulatively account for 74.13% of India’s total active cases. Maharashtra alone accounts for55.26% of the total active caseload of the country. India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,18,51,393 today. The national Recovery Rate is 91.67%.59,258 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.

However, over 685 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. Ten States of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Kerala Punjab, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, account for 87.59% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (322). Punjab follows with 62 daily deaths. Twelve states/UTs have not reported any COVID19 deaths in the last 24 hours.

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