India has recorded more than 1.78 lakh recoveries in the last 24 hours. The national recovery rate stands at 84.46 percent.

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 1,78,841 recoveries were registered till 7 am on Thursday. India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,34,54,880.

India has sped up its vaccination process and the cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 13.23 Cr as part of the world’s largest vaccination drive.

Cumulatively, 13,23,30,644 vaccine doses have been administered through 19,28,118 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am.

These include 92,19,544HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 58,52,071HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,16,32,050FLWs (1stdose), 59,36,530FLWs (2nddose), 4,78,67,1181st dose beneficiaries and 57,60,3312nd dose beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 4,44,28,884(1st dose) and 16,34,116(2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years.

Over 22 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours.

As on Day-96 of the vaccination drive (21st April), 22,11,334 vaccine doses were given.15,01,704 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 35,499 sessions for 1st dose and 7,09,630 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine.

Following the trend of increasing active cases, India recorded another huge spike with 3,14,835 new cases registered in the last 24 hours.

Ten States including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat and Rajasthan report 75.66% of the new cases.

Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 67,468 followed by Uttar Pradesh with 33,106 while Delhi reported 24,638 new cases.

India’s total Active Caseload has reached 22,91,428. It now comprises 14.38% of the country's total Positive Cases. A net incline of 1,33,890 cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours.

The five States of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala cumulatively account for 59.99% of India’s total Active Cases.

Meanwhile, the National Mortality Rate has been falling and currently stands at 1.16%.

2,104 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

Ten States account for 81.08% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (568). Delhi follows with 249 daily deaths.