Covid-19 Update: Six states continue to report surge in active cases
On the other hand, more than 6.11 crore (6,11,13,354) vaccine doses were administered till Tuesday morning
Six states have continued to report a surge in the COVID-19 daily new cases..
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat have reported 78.56% of the new cases.
In the last 24 hours, 56,211 new cases were registered.
Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 31,643 followed by Punjab with 2,868 while Karnataka reported 2,792 new cases.
India’s total Active Caseload has reached 5,40,720. The country’s present active caseload now stands at 4.47% of India’s total Positive Cases. A net incline of 18,912 cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours.
Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka and Chhattisgarh cumulatively account for 79.64% of the total active cases in the country. Maharashtra leads with more than 62% of the active caseload of the country.
On the other hand, more than 6.11 crore (6,11,13,354) vaccine doses have been administered through 10,07,091 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am on Tuesday.
These include 81,74,916 HCWs (1st dose), 51,88,747 HCWs (2nd dose), 89,44,742 FLWs (1st dose) and 37,11,221 FLWs (2nd Dose), 68,72,483 (1st Dose) and 405 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged more than 45 years with specific co-morbidities and 2,82,19,257 (1st Dose) and 1583 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged more than 60 years.
As on Day-73 of the vaccination drive (29th March), total 5,82,919 vaccine doses were given. Out of which, 5,51,164 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 14,608 sessions for 1st dose and 31,755 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine.
India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,13,93,021. The national Recovery Rate is 94.19%.
In the last 24 hours, 37,028 recoveries were registered.