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India surpasses US in vaccination coverage amid drop in fresh COVID infections; recovery rate at 96.8%

India has surpassed the United States in vaccination coverage against the coronavirus amid a drop in fresh positive cases in the country, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said on Monday morning.

According to the Union Health Ministry, India has administered 32,36,63,297 doses of COVID-19 vaccines, while the US has given 32, 33,27,328 jabs.

Continuing with its downward trend, India today reported less than 50,000 fresh infections of coronavirus and less than 1,000 deaths in the last 24 hours. The new cases have pushed the country’s overall tally to 3,02,79,331, as per the latest data shared by the health ministry.

The country has reported as many as 46,148 fresh COVID-19 cases, 58,578 discharges, and 979 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said. The new deaths pushed India’s Covid-19 death toll to 3,96,730, while the total recoveries surged to 2,93,09,607.

The overall COVID tally in the country stands at 3,02,79,331. A total of 5,72,994 cases are currently active in the country, according to the health ministry.

S. No. Name of State / UT Active Cases* Cured/Discharged/Migrated* Deaths**
Total Change since yesterday Cumulative Change since yesterday Cumulative Change since yesterday
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 62 8 7266 1 127
2 Andhra Pradesh 44773 1353 1822500 5570 12599 33
3 Arunachal Pradesh 2495 51 32270 216 167
4 Assam 27137 1775 469067 3261 4440 37
5 Bihar 2142 108 709578 292 9579 1
6 Chandigarh 203 17 60614 37 807
7 Chhattisgarh 6596 124 973262 364 13431 4
8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 45 10490 5 4
9 Delhi 1568 30 1407401 285 24965 4
10 Goa 2511 93 160548 301 3039 7
11 Gujarat 3687 196 809506 305 10051 3
12 Haryana 1685 119 757308 217 9385 17
13 Himachal Pradesh 1754 131 196438 247 3473 2
14 Jammu and Kashmir 5292 338 305135 745 4304 8
15 Jharkhand 1030 83 339199 163 5111 1
16 Karnataka 101065 4184 2698822 7699 34743 89
17 Kerala 100048 1508 2775967 12351 12879 62
18 Ladakh 281 19481 23 202
19 Lakshadweep 296 2 9337 24 48
20 Madhya Pradesh 816 111 779963 129 8917 21
21 Maharashtra 125422 1007 5790113 8562 121286 405
22 Manipur 5824 144 61038 509 1124 16
23 Meghalaya 4558 110 43070 570 819 2
24 Mizoram 4324 46 15040 177 91
25 Nagaland 1523 36 22951 75 487
26 Odisha 29181 209 867402 3578 3887 39
27 Puducherry 2672 103 112229 331 1744 3
28 Punjab 4020 356 574872 641 15991 12
29 Rajasthan 1733 106 941482 264 8914 4
30 Sikkim 2137 33 17673 203 301
31 Tamil Nadu 42801 2123 2390783 7159 32290 91
32 Telangana 14302 752 602676 1492 3635 8
33 Tripura 3497 251 60694 466 672 4
34 Uttarakhand 2465 45 330066 125 7088 2
35 Uttar Pradesh 3165 32 1679913 169 22518 75
36 West Bengal 21884 215 1455453 2022 17612 29
Total# 572994 13409 29309607 58578 396730 979
*(Including foreign Nationals)
**( more than 70% cases due to comorbidities )
#States wise distribution is subject to further verification and reconciliation
#Our figures are being reconciled with ICMR

Recovery rate improves to 96.80%

The national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 96.80 per cent, the data updated by the health ministry at 8 am showed. A net decline of 13,409 cases has been recorded in the COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

Also, 15,70,515 tests were conducted on Sunday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 40,63,71,279.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.94 per cent. It has been less than 5 per cent for 21 consecutive days, the ministry said, adding the weekly positivity rate has declined to 2.81 per cent.

 

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