New Delhi, Apr 19 (MNN) The government has said that over 12.38 crore coronavirus vaccines have been administered as part of the world’s largest vaccination drive, including over 12 lakh doses in the last 24-hour cycle.
Cumulatively, 12,38,52,566 vaccine doses were administered through 18,37,373 sessions, as per provisional report till 7 am on Monday.
These include 91,36,134 healthcare workers given the 1st dose and 57,20,048 given the 2nd dose, 1,12,63,909 frontline workers given the 1st dose), 55,32,396 frontline workers given the 2nd dose, 4,59,05,265 1st dose beneficiaries and 40,90,388 2nd dose beneficiaries who are aged more than 60 as well as 4,10,66,462 (1st dose) and 11,37,964 (2nd dose) who are aged 45 to 60.
Eight states – Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and UP — accounted for 59.42 per cent of the total doses given till Monday morning.
On Day 93 of the nationwide vaccination drive (April 18), 12,30,007 vaccine doses were given. As many as 9,40,725 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 21,905 sessions for 1st dose and 2,89,282 beneficiaries the 2nd dose.
Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Rajasthan report 79.58 per cent of the 2,73,810 new cases on Monday.
Maharashtra reported the highest 68,631 new cases, followed by Uttar Pradesh with 30,566, and Delhi 25,462 new cases.
Twenty states had shown an upward trajectory in daily new cases.
India’s total active caseload had reached 19,29,329 on Monday, comprising 12.81 per cent of the country’s total positive cases that had crossed the 1.5 crore mark.
Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala cumulatively accounted for 63.18 per cent of India’s total active cases.
The National Mortality Rate stood at 1.19 per cent.
Maharashtra, Punjab, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Delhi UP, Karnataka, MP, Jharkhand, and Tamil Nadu accounted for 85.11 per cent of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw maximum 503 more deaths. Chhattisgarh followed with 170.
Ladakh (UT), D&D & D&N, Tripura, Sikkim, Mizoram, Manipur, Lakshadweep, Nagaland, A&N Islands and Arunachal Pradesh did not reported any COVID-19 deaths.