Phase-3 Covid-19 vaccination: Over 4 lakh beneficiaries in age group 18-44 yrs vaccinated
A total of 17,08,390 vaccine doses were administered on May 3 across different age groups
Under the Liberalized and Accelerated Phase-3 Strategy of Covid-19 Vaccination, India has vaccinated over 4 lakh beneficiaries in the age group 18-44 years since May 1.
The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 15.89 crore on Tuesday.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 4,06,339 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years have received their first dose of COVID vaccine across 12 states and Union Territories (UTs).
These are Chhattisgarh (1,025), Delhi (40,028), Gujarat (1,08,191), Haryana (55,565), Jammu and Kashmir (5,587), Karnataka (2,353), Maharashtra (73,714), Odisha (6,802), Punjab (635), Rajasthan (76,151), Tamil Nadu (2,744) and Uttar Pradesh (33,544).
Cumulatively, 15,89,32,921 vaccine doses have been administered through 23,35,822 sessions so far, as per the provisional report till 7 am.
These include 94,48,289 Healthcare Workers (HCWs) who have taken the 1st dose and 62,97,900 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose; 1,35,05,877 Frontline Workers (FLWs) (1st dose), 72,66,380 FLWs (2nd dose), and 4,06,339 for 18-44 years of age group (1st dose).
The figure is 5,30,50,669 for over 45 years old to 60 years old (1st Dose), 41,42,786 for over 45 years old to 60 years old (2nd dose), 5,28,16,238 for above 60 years (1st Dose) and 1,19,98,443 for above 60 years (2nd Dose).
Ten states accounted for 66.94% of the cumulative doses given so far in the country.
As on Day-108 of the vaccination drive (May 3), 17,08,390 vaccine doses were given..
Across 12,739 sessions, 8,38,343 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 8,70,047 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine.
Notably, India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,66,13,292.
The National Recovery Rate is 81.91% with 3,20,289 recoveries being reported in the last 24 hours.
Ten states account for 73.14% of the new recoveries.
India has recorded 3,57,229 new cases in the last 24 hours.
Ten states including Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh reported 71.71% of the new cases.
Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 48,621 followed by Karnataka with 44,438 while Uttar Pradesh reported 29,052 new cases.
India’s total Active Caseload has reached 34,47,133. It now comprises 17.00% of the country's total Positive Cases. A net incline of 33,491cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours.
Twelve states including Maharashtra, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Bihar and Haryana cumulatively account for 81.41% of India’s total Active Cases.
Each of them also has more than 1 lakh active cases.
Meanwhile, the National Mortality Rate has been falling and currently stands at 1.10%, which is continuously declining.
In the last 24 hours, 3,449 deaths were reported.
Ten states account for 73.15% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (567) followed by Delhi (448) and Uttar Pradesh with 285 daily deaths.
Two States/UTs have not reported any COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. These are Dadra and Nagar Haweli, Daman and Diu and Arunachal Pradesh.