Daily recovery averages 3.28 lakh cases in 10 days

Cumulative vaccination coverage crosses 17 crore doses: India fastest to reach landmark

GN Bureau | May 10, 2021


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The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed the landmark of 17 crore on Monday as the Phase 3 of the nationwide vaccination drive expands further. India is the fastest country to administer 17 crore Covid vaccine doses – China took 119 days and USA 115 days to reach the landmark.

As many as 6,738 oxygen concentrators, 3,856 oxygen cylinders, 16 oxygen generation plants, 4,668 ventilators/BiPAP/CPAP and more than 3 lakh Remdesivir vials received as part of global aid to India have so far been delivered or dispatched to states and UTs to augment and supplement their infrastructure, the health ministry said in a release.

The union government is ensuring that the global aid is being expeditiously delivered to states and UTs through fast custom clearances, and use of air and road, it said.

A total of 17,01,76,603 vaccine doses have been administered through 24,70,799 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am on Monday. These include 95,47,102 healthcare workers (HCWs) who have taken the first dose and 64,71,385 HCWs who have taken the second dose, 1,39,72,612 frontline workers (FLWs) (1st dose), 77,55,283 FLWs (2nd dose), 20,31,854 beneficiaries under 18-45 age group (1st dose), 5,51,79,217 (1st dose) and 65,61,851 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45-60 years. There are 5,36,74,082 first-dose beneficiaries and 1,49,83,217 second-dose beneficiaries of more than 60 years old.

Ten states account for 66.79% of the cumulative doses given so far in the country.

As many as 2,46,269 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose of Covid vaccine on Sunday and cumulatively 20,31,854 across 30 states/UTs during the 24 hours to Monday morning.

More than 6.8 lakh vaccination doses were administered in these 24 hours.

As on Day 114 of the vaccination drive (May 9), 6,89,652 vaccine doses were given. Across 5,685 sessions, 4,05,325 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 2,84,327 beneficiaries received their 2nd dose of vaccine.

India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,86,71,222. The National Recovery Rate is 82.39%.

As many as 3,53,818 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.

Ten states account for 74.38% of the new recoveries.

Average daily recovery of more than 3.28 lakh cases has been recorded in last 10 days.

As many as 3,66,161 new cases were registered in the 24 hours to Monday morning.

Ten states reported 73.91% of the new cases in last 24 hours.

Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 48,401. It is followed by Karnataka with 47,930 while Kerala reported 35,801 new cases.

India’s total Active Caseload has reached 37,45,237. It now comprises 16.53% of the country's total Positive Cases. A net incline of 8,589cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours.

Thirteen states cumulatively account for 82.89% of India’s total Active Cases.

The National Mortality Rate has been falling and currently stands at 1.09%.

In the 24 hours, 3,754 deaths were reported. Ten states account for 72.86% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (572). Karnataka follows with 490 daily deaths.

Three states/UTs have not reported any COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. These are D&D & D&N, Arunachal Pradesh and Lakshadweep.
 

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