7,59,79,651 COVID vaccine doses administered across India

As on Day-78 of the vaccination drive, April 3, 2021, 27,38,972 vaccine doses were administered countrywide.


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The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in India has reached 7,59,79,651 (through 11,99,125sessions) as per the provisional report till 7 am Sunday.

These include 89,82,974 Health Care Workers (1st dose), 53,19,641 HCWs (2nd dose), 96,86,477 Front Line Workers (1st dose) and 40,97,510 FLWs (2nd Dose) and4,70,70,019 (1st Dose) and 8,23,030 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged more than 45 years, according to the report released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry.

The cumulative vaccination figure includes over 6.5 crore (6,57,39,470) first doses, while the second dose numbers have crossed the 1 crore mark as well (1,02,40,181), it stated.

As on Day-78 of the vaccination drive, April 3, 2021, 27,38,972 vaccine doses were given. Of which, 24,80,031 beneficiaries were vaccinated for first dose and 2,58,941 beneficiaries received their second dose of vaccine, it added.

As per the report, eight states account for 60.19 per cent of the cumulative doses given so far. Maharashtra alone accounts for 9.68 per cent of the total doses given in India.

Maharashtra alone has distributed 65,59,094 first doses and 7,95,150 second doses.

Meanwhile, 93,249 new daily COVID cases were registered as per the latest updates. As high as 80.96 per cent of these new cases are from Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat.

Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 49,447. This is followed by Chhattisgarh with 5,818 cases while Karnataka reported 4,373 new cases.

As many as 12 states, including Maharashtra and Delhi has been witnessing an upward trajectory in daily new cases, as per the report.

India’s total active caseload has reached 6,91,597. It now comprises 5.54 per cent of the country's total positive cases. A net incline of 32,688 cases recorded from the total active caseload as per the latest update by the ministry.

Five states, namely Maharashtra, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Punjab cumulatively account for 76.41 per cent of the total active cases in the country. Maharashtra alone accounts for more than half (58.19 per cent) of the total active caseload of the country.

India’s cumulative recoveries stand at  1,16,29,289 today. The national recovery rate is 93.14 per centAs many as 60,048 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.

As many as 513 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

Eight States account for 85.19 per cent of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties at 277, followed by Punjab with 49 daily deaths, the ministry added.

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First Published:April 4, 2021, 1:17 p.m.

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