More than 1.94 cr (1,94,97,704) vaccine doses have been administered through 3,57,478 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. These include 69,15,661 HCWs (first dose), 33,56,830 HCWs (second dose), 63,55,989 FLWs (first dose) and 1,44,191 FLWs (second Dose), 3,46,758 beneficiaries aged more than 45 years with specific co-morbidities (first Dose) and 23,78,275 beneficiaries aged more than 60 years, MoHFW said.
The second dose of Covid-19 vaccination started on February 13, 2021, for those beneficiaries who have completed 28 days after receipt of the first dose. Vaccination of the FLWs started on second Feb 2021.
The next phase of Covid-19 vaccination commenced from March 1, 2021, for those who are over 60 years of age and for people aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid conditions.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu have reported a high number of Covid daily new cases. They cumulatively account for 82% of the new cases reported in the past 24 hours.
According to MoHFW, 18,327 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 10,216. It is followed by Kerala with 2,776 while Punjab reported 808 new cases.
India’s total active caseload has reached 1,80,304 today. India’s present active caseload now stands at 1.61% of India’s total Positive Cases. On the other hand, 21 states/UTs have less than 1,000 active cases. Arunachal Pradesh has reported only 3 active cases.