Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Karnataka continue to report a surge in the Covid daily new cases. They cumulatively account for 85.51% of the new cases reported in the past 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).
MoHFW has also said that 17,407 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.
Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 9,855. This is the highest number recorded in Maharashtra since 18th October when 10,259 new cases were reported. It is followed by Kerala with 2,765 while Punjab reported 772 new cases.
India’s total active caseload has reached 1,73,413 today. India’s present active caseload now stands at 1.55% of India’s total positive cases.
Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab and Madhya Pradesh are showing a rise in the active cases. Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar and Assam show a reduction in the active cases in the last 24 hours. On the other hand, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat display a rise in the active cases during the same time period.
India’s cumulative recovered cases are following a steadily rising trajectory. The graph below shows the cumulative number of active cases, recoveries and deaths reported in India, till March 4 (7:00 AM).
More than 1.66 cr (1,66,16,048) vaccine doses have been administered through 3,23,064 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. These include 67,90,808 HCWs (first dose), 28,72,725 HCWs (second dose), 58,03,856 FLWs (first dose) and 4,202 FLWs (second dose), 1,43,759 beneficiaries aged more than 45 years with specific co-morbidities (first dose) and 10,00,698 beneficiaries aged more than 60 years.