New Delhi: The global community is supporting India’s efforts to meet the challenges and needs of an unprecedented increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in the second wave of the epidemic. It shows solidarity and goodwill towards India. The Central Government has ensured that global assistance is being allocated and distributed effectively and expeditiously to the States and Union Territories to strengthen their efforts during this critical phase.
So far, more than three lakh vials of 2933 oxygen concentrators, 2429 oxygen cylinders, 13 oxygen production plants, 2951 ventilators / by PAPs / C PAPs and Remedisvir have been distributed.
On the other hand, with the expansion of the third phase of the vaccination campaign across the country, a total of 16.73 crore doses of the vaccine have been given so far.
The first dose of Covid-19 vaccine has been given to 14,88,528 beneficiaries in the age group of 18-44 years in 30 states and union territories. These states and union territories include Andaman and Nicobar Islands (663), Andhra Pradesh (148), Assam (33,693), Bihar (291), Chandigarh (2), Chhattisgarh (1,026), Delhi (2,41,870), Goa ( 934), Gujarat (2,47,652), Haryana (2,04,101), Himachal Pradesh (14), Jammu and Kashmir (26,161), Jharkhand (81), Karnataka (8,681), Kerala (112), Ladakh (86), Madhya Pradesh (9,833), Maharashtra (3,08,171), Meghalaya (2), Nagaland (2), Odisha (35,152), Puducherry (1), Punjab (2,785), Rajasthan (2,49,315), Tamil Nadu (10,703), Telangana (498), Tripura (2), Uttar Pradesh (1,02,407), Uttarakhand (19) and West Bengal (4,123).
According to the temporary report, a total of 16,73,46,544 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been given in 24,37,299 sessions till 7 am today. These include 95,22,639 healthcare personnel (HCWs) who have taken the first dose of the vaccine, and 64,30,277 HCWs who have taken the second dose of the vaccine. In addition, there are 1,38,62,998 frontline personnel (FLWs) taking the first dose, 76,46,634 FLWs taking the second dose, and 14,88,528 people taking the first dose in the age group of 18 to 44 years. Along with this, 5,47,33,969 first dose patients aged 45 to 60 years and 58,69,874 beneficiaries taking second dose, as well as 5,35,04,312 first dose and 1,42,87,313 second dose The beneficiaries above 60 years of age are also included.
10 states account for 66.81 percent of the total doses given so far in the country.
In the last 24 hours, about 23 lakh doses of the vaccine have been given.
22,97,257 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine were given on the 112th day of the vaccination campaign (May 7, 2021). Out of this, 9,87,909 beneficiaries were given the first dose through 18,692 sessions and the second dose of vaccine was given to 13,09,348 beneficiaries.
Till date, a total of 1,79,30,960 Covid patients have been cured in India. The national recovery rate is 81.90 percent.
During the last 24 hours, 3,18,609 Covid patients have recovered.
10 states account for 71.93 percent of the number of patients recovering.
So far more than 300 million tests of Covid have been done in the country and the total positivity rate is currently 7.29 percent.
The number of cases per million population in 21 states and union territories is less than the national average (15,864).
The number of cases per million population in 15 states and union territories is higher than the national average.
In the last 24 hours, 4,01,078 new cases of Covid-19 infection have been reported.
Ten states account for 70.77 percent of the new cases.
Maharashtra has the highest number of 54,022 daily new cases reported. This is followed by Karnataka with 48,781 cases, while Kerala has 38,460 new cases.
The total number of active cases in India has increased to 37,23,446. This number is 17.01 percent of the total infected cases in the country. The total number of active cases has increased by 78,282 during the last 24 hours.
The 12 states account for 80.68 percent of the total active cases in the country.
The national death rate has been steadily falling and is currently 1.09 percent.
In the last 24 hours, 4,187 people died from Covid.
10 states account for 77.29 percent of new deaths. Maharashtra has the highest number of 898 deaths, followed by Karnataka with 592 deaths.
No patient has died of Covid in three states / UTs during the last 24 hours. These include Daman Diu and Dadar Nagar Haveli, Mizoram and Andaman-Nicobar Islands.