New Delhi: There has been an unprecedented increase in the number of cases of Covid-19 in the country during the last few weeks. The health infrastructure of many states and union territories has come under pressure due to increasing cases and increasing mortality every day. Following the spirit of Vasudhaiva Kutumkam, the world community has extended a helping hand and supported India’s efforts in the war against the global Covid-19 epidemic.
The Government of India has been receiving Covid-19 relief supplies, medical supplies, and equipment in the form of international assistance since April 27, 2021. This assistance has been received from various countries. All the material that has been received so far has been allocated to the States / Union Territories. The bulk of the relief material has been delivered to the states and union territories. It is a continuous activity. The aim is to provide assistance through various measures and means so that in the hour of crisis, the states and Union Territories will be strengthened to fight the epidemic.
On the other hand, the total number of Covid vaccination today crossed 16.25 crore as soon as the third phase of the vaccination campaign started across the country.
In 12 states, 9,04,263 people aged 18-44 have received the first dose of the vaccine. These states include Chhattisgarh (1026), Delhi (1,29,096), Gujarat (1,96,860), Jammu and Kashmir (16,387), Haryana (1,23,484), Karnataka (5,328), Maharashtra (1,53,966), Odisha ( 21,031), Punjab (1,535), Rajasthan (1,80,242), Tamil Nadu (6,415) and Uttar Pradesh (68,893).
According to the report received till 7 am today, a total of 16,25,13,339 vaccine doses were given through 29,34,8444 sessions. These include 94,80,739 health care workers (HCWs), who took the first dose, and 63,54,113 health care workers who took the second dose. In addition, 1,36,57,354 frontline personnel (FLW) took the first and 74,25,592 took the second dose. Similarly, 9,04,263 people aged 18-45 took the first dose, 1,29,15,354 other beneficiaries (over 60 years) took the first and 5,31,16,901 took the second dose. Of the forty-five to 60-year-old beneficiaries, 5,38,15,026 were given the first and 48,43,429 as the second dose.
Ten states account for 66.87 percent of the doses given so far in the country.
Over 19 lakh vaccines have been administered in the last 24 hours.
19,55,733 vaccine doses were given on the 110th day of the vaccination campaign (May 5, 2021). In a total of 15,903 sessions, 8,99,163 beneficiaries were given the first dose and 10,56,570 were given the second dose of the vaccine.
India’s Amul recovery update was 1,72,80,844. The national recovery rate is 81.99 percent.
3,29,113 recoveries were recorded in the last 24 hours.
The ten states had a new recovery rate of 74.71 percent.
The graph given below shows how many patients got cured daily on a week-to-week average. Only 53,816 patients were cured at the beginning of April, but from the end of April to the week ending today, the rate of recovery exceeded three lakhs, meaning a total of 3,13,424 patients were cured during this period.
In the last 24 hours, 4,12,262 new cases were registered.
Ten states like Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Haryana, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Rajasthan have registered 72.19 percent new cases.
Maharashtra recorded the highest number of new cases in a single day, which was 57,640. This is followed by Karnataka where 50,112 new cases were registered, while a total of 41,953 new cases were registered in Kerala.
India’s active case-load has reached 35,66,398. It has 16.92 percent of the total positive cases in the country. During the last 24 hours, the total active case-load increased by 79,169 cases.
There are twelve states where 81.05 percent of the total active cases of India are in these states.
The national mortality rate is declining and currently stands at 1.09 percent.
3,890 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours.
There are ten states where the recent death toll is 75.55 percent. Maharashtra has the highest number of deaths (920). After this, 353 deaths were recorded daily in Uttar Pradesh.
There have been no deaths from Covid 19 in five states/union territories in the last 24 hours. These include Daman and Diu, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Ladakh (Union Territory) and Mizoram.