Vaccination cross 8 Cr as new Covid cases reach 1,03,557


In a significant development in the fight against COVID-19, the cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed the 7.9 Cr mark today while on the other India’s daily new cases continue to rise with over 1,03,558 new cases registering in the last 24 hours.


Cumulatively, 7,91,05,163 vaccine doses have been administered through 12,31,148 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. These include 90,09,353 HCWs (1st dose), 53,43,493 HCWs (2nd dose), 97,37,850 FLWs (1st dose) and 41,33,961 FLWs (2nd Dose) and 4,99,31,635 (1st Dose) and 9,48,871 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged more than 45 years.

India’s daily new cases continue to rise. Over 1,03,558 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.

However, India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,16,82,136 today. The national Recovery Rate is 92.8%. 52,847 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.

478 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

Eight States account for 84.52% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (222). Punjab follows with 51 daily deaths.