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24-hour Recoveries Outnumber Daily New COVID Cases for Fifth Time in last 6 Days

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Decline of 55,344 in Active Caseload in the last 24 hours

India’s Cumulative Vaccination Coverage exceeds 18.22 Crore

More than 48 lakh beneficiaries of age group 18-44 Vaccinated, so far

DELHI, MAY 16: India’s cumulative recoveries have reached 2,07,95,335 today. The National Recovery Rate is 84.25%.

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3,62,437 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours. It outnumbers India’s Daily New COVID cases for the fifth time in the last six days.

Ten states account for 70.94% of the new recoveries.

On the other front, India’s total Active Caseload has decreased to 36,18,458 today. It now comprises 14.66% of the country’s total Positive Cases.

A net decline of 55,344 cases is recorded in the active caseload in the last 24 hours.

10 States cumulatively account for 74.69% of India’s total Active Cases.

The graph below highlights the change in active cases for states in the last 24 hours.

A declining trend in positivity rate is also observed which stood now at 16.98% as shown below.

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 18.22 Cr today under the Phase-3 of the nationwide Vaccination Drive.

A total of 18,22,20,164 vaccine doses have been administered through 26,55,003sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. These include 96,42,278 HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 66,41,047 HCWs who have taken the 2nddose, 1,44,25,044 FLWs (1stdose), 81,86,568 FLWs (2nddose), 48,25,799 beneficiaries under 18-44 age group (1stdose), 5,71,61,076 (1stdose) and 90,66,862 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years. 5,44,69,599 1stdose beneficiaries and 1,78,01,891 2nd dose beneficiaries of more than 60 years old.

HCWs1st Dose96,42,278
2nd Dose66,41,047
FLWs1st Dose1,44,25,044
2nd Dose81,86,568
Age Group 18-44 years1st Dose48,25,799
Age Group 45 to 60 years1st Dose5,71,61,076
2nd Dose90,66,862
Over 60 years1st Dose5,44,69,599
2nd Dose1,78,01,891
 Total18,22,20,164

Ten states account for 66.76% of the cumulative doses given so far in the country.

5,62,130 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine in the last 24 hours and cumulatively 48,25,799 across 32 States/UTs since the start of phase-3 of vaccination drive. Table below shows the cumulative vaccine doses administered to 18-44 years age group till now.

S. No.StatesTotal
1A & N Islands1,181
2Andhra Pradesh3,443
3Assam1,96,690
4Bihar6,23,255
5Chandigarh1,938
6Chhattisgarh1,028
7Dadra & Nagar Haveli2,992
8Daman & Diu3,137
9Delhi5,78,140
10Goa5,800
11Gujarat4,82,501
12Haryana4,20,625
13Himachal Pradesh14
14Jammu & Kashmir31,188
15Jharkhand73,436
16Karnataka1,13,335
17Kerala1,553
18Ladakh570
19Madhya Pradesh1,81,722
20Maharashtra6,48,674
21Meghalaya3,884
22Nagaland4
23Odisha1,39,177
24Puducherry2
25Punjab6,961
26Rajasthan7,17,784
27Tamil Nadu31,356
28Telangana500
29Tripura2
30Uttar Pradesh4,14,736
31Uttarakhand1,08,125
32West Bengal32,046
Total48,25,799

More than 17 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours.As on Day-120 of the vaccination drive (15th May, 2021), 17,33,232 vaccine doses were given. Across 16,027sessions, 11,30,928 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 6,02,304 beneficiaries received their 2nd dose of vaccine.

Date: 15thMay, 2021 (Day-120)

HCWs1stDose14,093
2ndDose18,622
FLWs1stDose56,699
2nd Dose35,560
18-44 years1st Dose5,62,130
45 to 60 years1stDose3,48,678
2nd Dose3,05,017
Over 60 years1stDose1,49,328
2nd Dose2,43,105
Total Achievement1stDose11,30,928
2ndDose6,02,304

3,11,170 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.

Ten States reported 74.7% of the new cases in last 24 hours.

Karnataka has reported the highest daily new cases at 41,664. It is followed by Maharashtra with 34,848 while Tamil Nadu reported 33,658 new cases.

The National Mortality Rate currently stands at 1.09%.

4,077 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

Ten States account for 75.55% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (960). Karnataka follows with 349 daily deaths.

In addition, the foreign aid of relief materials continues to be swiftly cleared, apportioned and sent to States/UTs to combat COVID-19. Cumulatively, 10,953 Oxygen Concentrators; 13,169 Oxygen Cylinders; 19 Oxygen Generation Plants; 6,835 ventilators/Bi PAP; ~4.9L Remdesivir vials delivered/ dispatched through road and air, so far.

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