Over 29 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday maintained that, cumulatively, 13,83,79,832 vaccine doses have been administered through 19,80,105 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am.

These include 92,68,027 HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 59,51,076 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,18,51,655 FLWs (1stdose), 61,94,851 FLWs (2nddose), 4,91,45,265 1st dose beneficiaries and 71,65,338 2nd dose beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 4,66,71,540 (1st dose) and 21,32,080 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years.

Over 29 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours.

As on Day-98 of the vaccination drive (23rd April), 29,01,412 vaccine doses were given.18,63,024 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 26,927 sessions for 1st dose and 10,38,388 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine.

India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,38,67,997. The National Recovery Rate is 83.49%.

In the last 24 hours, 2,19,838 recoveries were registered.

Ten states account for 82.94% of the new recoveries.

India is continuously reporting a surge in active cases. 3,46,786 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 74.15% of the new cases.

Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 66,836 followed by Uttar Pradesh with 36,605 while Kerala reported 28,447 new cases.

The National Mortality Rate has been falling and currently stands at 1.14%. 2,624 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

Ten States account for 82.28% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (773). Delhi follows with 348 daily deaths.