India’s Cumulative Vaccination Coverage exceeds 18 Crore

More than 42 lakh beneficiaries of age group 18-44 Vaccinated

24-hour Recoveries Outnumber Daily New COVID Cases for Fourth Time in last Five Days

Decline of 31,091 in Active Caseload in the last 24 hours

Foreign Aid of Relief Materials to combat COVID19 continues to be swiftly cleared, apportioned and sent to States/UTs

New Delhi:

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 18 Cr today under the Phase-3 of the nationwide Vaccination Drive.

A total of 18,04,57,579 vaccine doses have been administered through 26,02,435 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. These include 96,27,650 HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 66,22,040 HCWs who have taken the 2nddose, 1,43,65,871 FLWs (1stdose), 81,49,613 FLWs (2nddose), 42,58,756 beneficiaries under 18-45 age group (1stdose), 5,68,05,772 (1stdose) and 87,56,313 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years. 5,43,17,646 1stdose beneficiaries and 1,75,53,918 2nd dose beneficiaries of more than 60 years old.

Ten states account for 66.73% of the cumulative doses given so far in the country.3,28,216 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine in the last 24 hours and cumulatively 42,58,756 across 32 States/UTs since the start of phase-3 of vaccination drive. Table below shows the cumulative vaccine doses administered to 18-44 years age group till now.

More than 11 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours. As on Day-119 of the vaccination drive (14th May, 2021), 11,03,625 vaccine doses were given. Across 11,628 sessions, 6,29,445 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 4,74,180 beneficiaries received their 2nd dose of vaccine.

India’s cumulative recoveries has reached2,04,32,898today. The National Recovery Rate is 83.83%.3,53,299recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours. It outnumbers India’s Daily New COVID cases for the fourth time in the last five days.Ten states account for 70.49% of the new recoveries.

India’s total Active Caseload has decreased to 36,73,802 today. It now comprises 15.07% of the country’s total Positive Cases.

A net decline of 31,091 cases is recorded in the active caseload in the last 24 hours.

11States cumulatively account for 77.26% of India’s total Active Cases.

The graph below highlights the change in active cases for states in the last 24 hours.

Foreign aid of relief materials continues to be swiftly cleared, apportioned and sent to States/UTs to combat COVID19. Cumulatively, 10,796 Oxygen Concentrators; 12,269 Oxygen Cylinders; 19 Oxygen Generation Plants; 6,497 ventilators/Bi PAP and over 4.2L Remdesivir vials delivered/ dispatched through road and air, so far.

3,26,098 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.

Ten States reported 74.85% of the new cases in last 24 hours.

Karnataka has reported the highest daily new cases at 41,779. It is followed by Maharashtra with 39,923 while Kerala reported 34,694 new cases.

The National Mortality Rate currently stands at 1.09%.

3,890 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

Ten States account for 72.19% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (695). Karnataka follows with 373 daily deaths.