Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Steady decline in number of deaths; Daily Fatalities below 150 continuously since last 10 days

17 States/UTs have not reported any death in last 24 hours

33 States/UTs have less than 5000 active cases

More than 58 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated against COVID19- India 3rd topmost country with maximum vaccinations

Posted On: 08 FEB 2021 11:06AM by PIB Delhi

In a significant achievement, India has been recording less than 150 daily deaths continuously for the last 10 days. Only 84 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

The effective strategy of containment including prompt tracing & tracking, aggressive and widespread testing, combined with standardized clinical management protocols have ensured the low mortality levels, in addition to consistent low daily positive cases.

As part of the COVID management and response policy, there has been a sharp focus of the Central Government on not only containing the COVID related fatality, but to reduce deaths and to save lives by providing quality clinical care to the critical and severe patients of COVID.

Collaborative efforts of the Union and State/UT governments have resulted in reducing the case fatality level substantially.

17 States/UTshavenot reported any deathsin the last 24 hours.These are A&N Islands, D&D & D&N, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Mizoram, Nagaland, Lakshadweep, Ladakh (UT), Sikkim, Rajasthan, Meghalaya, Madhya Pradesh, J&K, Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Assam.

The country’s active cases decline further to 1,48,609in the last 24 hours.The active cases of the country now comprise just1.37%of the total positive cases.

11,831 new confirmed cases were recorded in the last 24 hours in the country. 11,904 new recoveries were registered in the same period.

5 States account for 81% of the total active caseload of the country. Two States, Kerala and Maharashtra cumulatively account for 70% of the total active cases of India.

 

33States/UTs have less than 5,000 active cases.

Following the national trend, States/UTs have also shown a significant decline in their active caseload.

Maharashtra has shown the maximum decline of active cases in the last month, followed by Uttar Pradesh.

As on 8thFebruary, 2021 (Day 24 of the vaccination drive), till 8 AM, more than58 lakh (58,12,362) beneficiaries have received the vaccination under the countrywide COVID19 vaccination exercise.

 

S. No.

State/UT

Beneficiaries vaccinated

1

A & N Islands

3,397

2

Andhra Pradesh

2,99,649

3

Arunachal Pradesh

12,346

4

Assam

88,585

5

Bihar

3,80,229

6

Chandigarh

5,645

7

Chhattisgarh

1,68,881

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

1,504

9

Daman & Diu

708

10

Delhi

1,09,589

11

Goa

8,257

12

Gujarat

4,51,002

13

Haryana

1,39,129

14

Himachal Pradesh

54,573

15

Jammu & Kashmir

49,419

16

Jharkhand

1,06,577

17

Karnataka

3,88,769

18

Kerala

2,92,342

19

Ladakh

1,987

20

Lakshadweep

839

21

Madhya Pradesh

3,42,016

22

Maharashtra

4,73,480

23

Manipur

8,334

24

Meghalaya

6,859

25

Mizoram

10,937

26

Nagaland

4,535

27

Odisha

2,76,323

28

Puducherry

3,532

29

Punjab

76,430

30

Rajasthan

4,60,994

31

Sikkim

5,372

32

Tamil Nadu

1,66,408

33

Telangana

2,09,104

34

Tripura

40,405

35

Uttar Pradesh

6,73,542

36

Uttarakhand

74,607

37

West Bengal

3,54,000

38

Miscellaneous

62,057

Total

58,12,362

 

In the last 24 hours, 36,804beneficiaries were vaccinated across 1,304 sessions.

1,16,487 sessions have been conducted so far.

The number of beneficiaries being vaccinated every day is following a steady upward curve.

 

The total recovered cases aremore than 1.05 Cr (1,05,34,505).The gap between active cases and recovered cases is continuously increasing and stands at 10,385,896. The recovery rate is 97.20%.

80.53%of the newly recovered cases are recorded in 6 States. Kerala has contributed the highest number to the newly recovered cases (5,948), followed by Maharashtra(1,622) and Uttar Pradesh (670).

85.85% of the new cases are from 6 States.

Kerala has also reportedthe highest daily new cases at6,075. It is followed by Maharashtra and Karnatakawith 2,673and 487new cases each respectively.

84case fatalities have been reported in the past 24 hours.Six States account for79.76%of these.

Maharashtra reported the maximum casualties with 30new fatalities. It is followed by Kerala with 19 daily deaths.

                                                                                                                                               

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