NEW DELHI: More than 36.7 lakh Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered within the final 24 hours, the highest single-day coverage until now, the Union well being ministry stated on Friday.
Of the 36,71,242 vaccine doses, 33,65,597 beneficiaries have been vaccinated throughout 51,215 classes for the primary dose and three,05,645 beneficiaries acquired the second dose of vaccine, the Health ministry stated in an announcement.
The ministry stated that is the highest single-day vaccine coverage until now.
Cumulatively, greater than 6.87 crore (6,87,89,138) vaccine doses have been administered by 11,37,456 classes, as per the provisional report until 7 am on Friday.
These embrace 83,06,269 healthcare employees (1st dose), 52,84,564 HCWs (2nd dose), 93,53,021 frontline employees (1st dose) and 40,97,634 FLWs (2nd Dose), 97,83,615(1st Dose) and 39,401 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged greater than 45 years with particular co-morbidities and three,17,05,893 (1st Dose) and a pair of,18,741 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged greater than 60 years, it stated.
Eight states account for 59.58 per cent of the cumulative doses given to this point. These eight states are Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala.
The ministry additional stated that Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh reported a steep rise in day by day new instances.
India’s complete lively caseload has reached 6,14,696. It now contains 5 per cent of the nation’s complete Positive Cases.
“A net incline of 30,641 cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours,” the ministry stated.
Five states, specifically Maharashtra, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Punjab cumulatively account for 77.91 per cent of the full lively instances within the nation.
“Maharashtra alone accounts for nearly 60 per cent (59.84 per cent) of the total active caseload of the country,” it stated.