Cumulatively, 13,54,78,420 vaccine doses have been administered through 19,38,184 sessions

India administered more than 31 lakh Covid-19 vaccination doses in the last 24 hours. The cumulative number of doses administered in the country has crossed 13.54 crore on Friday as part of the world’s largest vaccination drive.

As on Day-97 of the vaccination drive (22nd April), 31,47,782 vaccine doses were given.19,25,873 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 28,683 sessions for 1st dose and 12,21,909 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine.

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, cumulatively, 13,54,78,420 vaccine doses have been administered through 19,38,184 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am.

These include 92,42,364HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 59,04,739HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,17,31,959FLWs (1stdose), 60,77,260FLWs (2nddose), 4,85,34,810 1st dose beneficiaries and 65,21,662 2nd dose beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 4,55,64,330(1st dose) and 19,01,296(2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years.

Eight states account for 59.08% of the cumulative doses given so far in the country.

India is experiencing a surge in Covid-19 cases day by day. 3,32,730 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.

Ten States including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Rajasthan report 75.01% of the new cases.

Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 67,013 followed by Uttar Pradesh with 34,254 while Kerala reported 26,995 new cases.

India’s total Active Caseload has reached 24,28,616. It now comprises 14.93% of the country's total Positive Cases. A net incline of 1,37,188 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 59.12% of India’s total Active Cases.

India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,36,48,159. The National Recovery Rate is 83.92%.

In the last 24 hours, 1,93,279 recoveries were registered.

Meanwhile, the National Mortality Rate has been falling and currently stands at 1.15%.

2,263 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

Ten States account for 81.79% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (568). Delhi follows with 306 daily deaths.

Seven States/UTs have not reported any COVID19 deaths in the last 24 hours. These are Dadra and Nagar Haweli and Daman and Diu, Tripura, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Lakshadweep, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh.