More than 30 lakh individuals had been inoculated against COVID-19 on March 15, the “highest” in a day so far, taking the full variety of vaccine doses administered within the nation to three,29,47,432, the Union Health Ministry stated on Tuesday.
The vaccination of beneficiaries aged over 60 has crossed 1 crore inside 15 days, the ministry stated.
Of the full “30,39,394 doses given in a span of 24 hours on March 15,” day-59 of the vaccination drive,”26,27,099 beneficiaries have been administered the first dose” throughout 42,919 classes and 4,12,295 people have been given the 2nd dose, in keeping with the information compiled at 7 am. The “26,27,099 beneficiaries include 19,77,175 beneficiaries aged over 60” and “4,24,713 individuals aged 45-60 years” with comorbidities.
A complete of three,29,47,432 vaccine doses have been administered by means of 5,55,984 classes, as per the provisional report until Tuesday 7 am. These embody “74,46,983 healthcare workers (HCWs) who were administered the 1st dose,” 44,58,616 “HCWs who were given the 2nd dose,” 74,74,406 “FLWs who have received the 1st dose and 14,09,332 FLWs” who’ve taken the 2nd dose. Besides, 18,88,727 “beneficiaries aged more than 45 years with specific co-morbidities and 1,02,69,368” beneficiaries aged greater than 60 years have been given the first dose.
The Ministry additionally stated that Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu proceed to report a surge within the COVID-19 day by day new circumstances, including that 79.73 % of the brand new circumstances are reported from these states in a span of 24 hours. A “total of 24,492 new cases” had been registered in a span of 24 hours. Maharashtra has reported the highest day by day new circumstances at 15,051. It is adopted by Punjab with 1,818 whereas Kerala reported 1,054 new circumstances.
Eight states are displaying an upward trajectory in day by day new circumstances. These are Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat, Karnataka and Haryana, the Ministry stated. Kerala is reporting a persistently declining development during the last one month.
India’s complete energetic caseload has reached 2,23,432 which includes 1.96 % of complete infections.
“Maharashtra, Kerala and Punjab cumulatively account for 76.57 percent of India’s total active cases,” the Ministry stated. The complete checks performed within the nation have surpassed 22.8 crore (22,82,80,763). The cumulative nationwide Positivity Rate at the moment stands at 5 per cent, the ministry stated. A complete of 131 deaths had been reported within the final 24 hours.
Seven states account for 82.44 % of the brand new deaths. Maharashtra noticed the utmost casualties (48). Punjab follows with 27 day by day deaths and Kerala reported 11 deaths in a span of 24 hours. Sixteen states and UTs haven’t reported any COVID-19 deaths within the final 24 hours. These are Rajasthan, Chandigarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Odisha, (*30*), Lakshadweep, Sikkim, Ladakh (UT), Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Nagaland, Mizoram, A&N Islands and Arunachal Pradesh.