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Largest Vaccination Drive: India’s COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Nearly 15.5 Crore

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country as part of the countrywide COVID-19 vaccination drive is 15,49,89,635. In the last 24 hours, more than 27 lakh vaccine doses were administered.

Healthcare Workers

94,12,140 HCWs (Healthcare workers) took the first dose and 62,41,915 HCWs took the second dose.

Ten states accounted for 67% of the total doses administered in the country so far.

As on Day-105 of the vaccination drive (30th April 2021), 27,44,485 vaccine doses were given. 15,69,846 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 23,356 sessions for 1st dose and 11,74,639 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine.

Recovery Rate

India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,56,84,406 today. The National Recovery Rate is 81.84% with 2,99,988 recoveries being reported in the last 24 hours.Ten states account for 76.09% of the new recoveries.
The country conducted 19,45,299 tests in the last 24 hours, achieving another milestone in the fight against COVID-19. India currently has a daily positivity rate of 20.66%.

State wise Data

73.71% of new cases were registered in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Bihar.

Maharashtra has the most new cases every day, with 62,919. Karnataka comes in second with 48,296 new cases, followed by Kerala with 37,199 new cases.

Eleven States – Maharashtra, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Bihar cumulatively account for 78.22% of India’s total Active Cases.

Declining National Mortality Rate

The National Mortality Rate has been falling and currently stands at 1.11%.3,523 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.Ten States account for 76.75% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (828) followed by Delhi (375) and Uttar Pradesh with 332 daily deaths.

Four States/UTs have not reported any COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. These are Daman and Diu & Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Lakshadweep, Arunachal Pradesh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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