Crush The Virus: Eight Crore Vaccine Doses Administered So Far In India

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The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 7.9 crore mark today. Even as cases of the pandemic continue to spiral in what is being called the second wave, as per the release issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, cumulatively, 7,91,05,163 vaccine doses have been administered through 12,31,148 sessions as per the provisional report till 7 am today.

Eight states account for 60 per cent of the cumulative vaccine doses given so far. Maharashtra tops the list followed by Gujarat, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

And as India’s daily new cases continue to rise with over 1 Lakh (1,03,558) new cases registered in the last 24 hours, Maharashtra tops the list with 57,074 (55.11 per cent). It is followed by It is followed by Chhattisgarh with 5,250 while Karnataka reported 4,553 new cases.

81.90 per cent of the new cases are from eight states of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab that have reported a steep rise in the daily new cases.

India’s total active caseload has reached 7,41,830 which now comprises 5.89 per cent of the country's total positive cases. A net incline of 50,233 cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours.

Maharashtra tops the fatalities list also with 222 of the 478 cases reported across the country in the last 24 hours. On a positive note, the number of recoveries stand at 1,16,82,136 as of today taking the recovery rate to 92.8 per cent.


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