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India is now 3rd topmost country with highest doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered: Centre Covid-19 Vaccine
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India is now 3rd topmost country with highest doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered: Centre

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 07 Feb 2021, 12:32 pm

New Delhi/IBNS: India has become the third topmost country in the world in terms of the number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered. Only the United States and the United Kingdom remain ahead of India.

Twelve states in India have vaccinated more than 2 lakh beneficiaries each. Uttar Pradesh alone accounts for 6,73,542 of all vaccinated beneficiaries, a government statement said on Sunday.

As on Sunday, till 8 AM, a total of 57.75 lakh (57,75,322) beneficiaries have received the Covid-19 vaccine under the countrywide vaccination exercise.

The cumulative vaccination coverage includes 53,04,546 healthcare workers and 4,70,776 frontline workers.

In the last 24 hours, 3,58,473 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 8,875 sessions.

1,15,178 sessions have been conducted so far.

"There has been a sustained increase in the number of beneficiaries being vaccinated every day," said the statement.

In another significant development, the country has reported less than 80 daily deaths in the last 24 hours, lowest in nine months.

The country’s Active Caseload is 1.48 lakh (1,48,766) today.The present active caseload consists of 1.37% of India’s Total Positive Cases.

India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1.05cr (1,05,22,601) today. The Recovery Rate is 97.19%.

12,059 new daily cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours whereas 11,805 patients have recovered and discharged in the last 24 hours.

Kerala has reported the maximum number of single day recoveries with 6,178 newly recovered cases. 1,739 people recovered in Maharashtra in the past 24 hours followed by 503 in Tamil Nadu.

The state has the highest daily new cases at 5,942. It is followed by Maharashtra with 2,768, while Karnataka reported 531 new cases.

Five States/UTs account for 69.23%of daily deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (25). Kerala follows with 16daily deaths and Punjab reported5 casualties.