New Delhi: The government of India has launched a five-point strategy for prevention, control, and management of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country with a ‘holistic government’ approach. Vaccination is an integral component of the five-point strategy, with test, track, treat, and covid appropriate treatment. The generous and rapid phase-3 strategy of Covid-19 vaccination came into effect yesterday (May 1, 2021). Registration for the newly eligible population groups began on 28 April.
With the commencement of the third phase of the nationwide vaccination campaign, the total number of vaccines of Kovid 19 in the country has crossed 15.88 million today.
86,023 beneficiaries in the 18–44 age group in 11 states received their first dose of Kovid-19 vaccine. These states are – Chhattisgarh (987), Delhi (1,472), Gujarat (51,622), Jammu and Kashmir (201), Karnataka (649), Maharashtra (12,525), Odisha (97), Punjab (298), Rajasthan (1853) , Tamil Nadu (527) and Uttar Pradesh (15,792).
According to the provisional report at 7 am today, a total of 15,68,16,031 vaccines have been administered through 22,93,911 sessions. These include 94,28,490 HCWs who have taken the first dose while 62,65,397 HCWs have received the second dose, 1,27,57,529 FLDW (first dose) 69,22,093 FLDW (second dose) under the 18-45 age group. 86,023 beneficiaries first dose, 5,26,18,135 beneficiaries over 60 years of age first dose and 1,14,49,310 beneficiaries second dose and 5,32,80,976 beneficiaries between 45 and 60 years of age first dose And 40,08,078 beneficiaries have received the second dose.
Till now, ten states account for 67.00 per cent of the total vaccines administered in the country.
More than 18 lakh vaccines have been administered in the last 24 hours.
On the 106th day of the vaccination campaign (May 1, 2021), 18,26,219 vaccines were administered. In 15,968 sessions, 11,14,214 beneficiaries were given the first dose and 7,12,005 beneficiaries received their second dose.
India’s total recovery has reached 1,59,92,271 today. The national recovery rate is 81.77 percent.
3,07,865 recoveries were recorded in the last 24 hours.
The 10 states account for 75.59 percent of the new recovery.
3,92,488 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.
Ten states including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan account for 72.72 per cent of the new cases.
Maharashtra has recorded the highest number of cases with 63,282 daily new cases while Karnataka with 40,990 is at the second position and Kerala has recorded 35,636 new cases.
India’s total active cases have reached 33,49,644. It now accounts for 17.13 percent of the country’s total active cases. A net increase of 80,934 cases has been reported in total active cases in the last 24 hours.
The 12 states account for 81.22 percent of India’s total active cases.
So far, more than 29 crore tests have been done while the total positivity rate has increased to 6.74 percent.
The national mortality rate is steadily declining and currently stands at 1.10 percent.