India crosses 12 crore vaccinations in 92 days

Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh alone have administered more than 1 Crore vaccines each

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New Delhi: The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 12 crores on the 18th April as part of the world’s largest vaccination drive.
Cumulatively, 12,26,22,590 vaccine doses have been administered through 18,15,325 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. These include 91,28,146 HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 57,08,223 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,12,33,415 FLWs (1st dose), 55,10,238 FLWs (2nd dose), 4,55,94,522 1st dose beneficiaries and 38,91,294 2nd dose beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 4,04,74,993 (1st dose) and 10,81,759 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years.
Eight states account for 59.5% of the total doses given so far in the country. The four States of Gujarat (1,03,37,448), Maharashtra (1,21,39,453), Rajasthan (1,06,98,771) and UP (1,07,12,739) have so far administered more than 1 Crore doses each to their population. Gujarat completed 1 Crore vaccinations on the 16th of April while the other three states achieved it on 14th of April.
India took only 92 days to reach 12 crore vaccinations, the fastest country to do so. It is followed by the US which took 97 days and China (108 days). Over 26 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, India’s daily new cases continue to rise. 2,61,500 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours. Ten states including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan report 78.56% of the new cases.
Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 67,123. It is followed by Uttar Pradesh with 27,334 while Delhi reported 24,375 new cases.
Sixteen states, as shown under, are displaying an upward trajectory in daily new cases.
The graph below shows the trend of daily tests and daily positivity rate in India. The daily positivity rate in the last 12 days has doubled from 8.00% to 16.69%.
The national weekly posivity rate has increased from 3.05% to 13.54% in the last one month. Chhattisgarh reported the highest weekly positivity rate among states at 30.38%.
India’s total Active Caseload has reached 18,01,316. It now comprises 12.18% of the country’s total Positive Cases. A net incline of 1,21,576 cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours.
The five States of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala cumulatively account for 65.02% of India’s total Active Cases. Maharashtra alone accounts for 38.09% of the total active caseload of the country.
India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,28,09,643 today. The National Recovery Rate is 86.62%.1,38,423 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.
1,501 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. Ten States account for 82.94% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (419). Delhi follows with 167 daily deaths.
Nine States/UTs have not reported any COVID19 deaths in the last 24 hours. These are D&D & D&N, Meghalaya, Tripura, Sikkim, Mizoram, Manipur, Lakshadweep, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh.