New Delhi: India has registered a remarkable achievement in the fight against Covid-19. The total immunization coverage of the country has crossed 6 crores today. According to the provisional report till 7 am today, 6,02,69,782 vaccines have been administered through 9,85,018 sessions.
These include 81,52,808 HCW (first dose), 51,75,597 HCW (second dose), 88,90,046 FLW (first dose) and 36,52,749 FLW (second dose), with specific co-morbidity of 66 over 45 years of age. , 73,662 beneficiaries (first dose) and 2,77,24,920 beneficiaries over 60 years of age.
8 states account for 60 per cent of the total vaccines imposed so far. More than 30 lakh vaccines have been introduced in every 8 states. 21,54,170 vaccines were administered on the 71st day of the vaccination campaign (March 27, 2021).
Of the total vaccines, 20,09,805 beneficiaries and 1,44,365 HCWs and FLWs were administered the second dose of vaccines in 39,778 sessions for the first dose.
Seven states – Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Punjab, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have reported high numbers of daily new cases of Covid. These states account for 81.46 percent of the new cases (62,714) registered in the last 24 hours.
8 states account for 84.74 percent of the new cases reported in the last 24 hours.
Maharashtra has recorded the highest number of cases with 35,726 daily new cases. Chhattisgarh ranks second with 3162 cases, while Karnataka registered 2886 new cases.
Ten states are showing a trend of increase in new cases daily.
The Union Health Secretary yesterday added the Additional Chief Secretaries, Principal Secretaries and Secretaries of 12 States (Health and Family Welfare) and the Municipal Commissioners and District Collectors of 46 districts, which are most affected by rising cases and rising mortality due to Covid-19. Presided over a high-level review meeting and suggested a five-fold strategy to curb the pace of new cases of Covid. These states are Maharashtra, Gujarat, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Punjab and Bihar.
In another notable development, the total number of investigations conducted across the country has exceeded 24 crore, while the overall positivity rate remains below 5 percent.
15 states / union territories have fewer investigations per million as compared to the national average (1,74,602). The daily positivity rate has increased marginally from 5 percent (5.04 percent).
Eight states / union territories have higher weekly positivity rates than the national average of 5.04 percent. Maharashtra leads all states with a weekly positivity rate of 22.78 percent.
India’s total active cases today reached 4,86,310, which is 4.06 percent of the total positive cases. A net decrease of 33,663 cases in total active cases was observed in the last 24 hours.
India’s total recovery today reached 1,13,23,762. The national recovery rate is 94.59 percent. There were 28,739 recoveries recorded in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra has recorded the highest number of recovery in a single day with 14,523 new cases being recovered.
312 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours. 82.69 percent of the new deaths are from six states. Maharashtra recorded the highest number of deaths (166) in the last 24 hours, while Punjab recorded 45 daily deaths and 14 deaths in Kerala.
In the last 24 hours, 14 states / union territories have not recorded a single death from Covid-19. These are Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Lakshadweep, Ladakh (Union Territory), Dadar and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Sikkim, Tripura, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh.