Meanwhile, India’s daily Recoveries have outnumbered the daily New Cases since the last 20 days

About 23,28,779 people have been vaccinated across the country since the drive began on January 16.

Releasing the provisional figures till 6 pm on Wednesday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said no case of serious or severe AEFI or deaths attributable to the vaccine had been reported yet.

Meanwhile, the overall situation in India continued to improve with India’s daily recoveries having overtaken the daily new cases since the last 20 days and only 1 death per million population being reported in the last seven days.

According to the ministry, the total cumulative recoveries stand at 1,03,59,305 on Wednesday, with 13,320 patients having recovered and discharged in the last 24 hours. The national Recovery Rate has further grown to 96.91 percent.

Of the total recoveries in the last 24 hours, 84.52 percent are observed to be concentrated in nine States and Union Territories (UTs).

Kerala has reported the maximum number of single-day recoveries with 5,290 newly recovered cases. 2,106 people recovered in Maharashtra in the past 24 hours followed by 738 in Karnataka.

Further, the Health Ministry noted that India’s total Active Caseload stands at 1,76,498. The present active caseload now comprises just 1.65 percent of India’s total Positive Cases.

In the last 24 hours, 12,689 daily new cases were added to the national tally. 84.73 percent of the new cases are from seven States and UTs.

Kerala continues to report the highest daily new cases at 6,293 followed by Maharashtra with 2,405, while Karnataka reported 529 new cases.

India has one of the lowest Daily New Cases per Million population (69) in the last 7 Days.

“These sustained encouraging results have been made possible with the Centre-led proactive and calibrated strategy of test track treat technology. Early identification through high & aggressive testing, prompt surveillance & tracking, supervised home isolation combined with high-quality medical care through Standard of Care protocol issued by the Centre have aided the sustained high number of recoveries,” the statement read.

Meanwhile, seven states andUTs account for 83.94 per cent of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties with 47 deaths, followed by Kerala with 19 daily deaths and Chhattisgarh with 14.