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Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
16 MAY 2021 11:26AM by PIB Delhi
24-hour Recoveries Outnumber Daily New COVID Cases for Fifth Time in last 6 Days

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

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.

 

 

HCWs

1st Dose

96,42,278

2nd Dose

66,41,047

FLWs

1st Dose

1,44,25,044

2nd Dose

81,86,568

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

48,25,799

Age Group 45 to 60 years

1st Dose

5,71,61,076

2nd Dose

90,66,862

Over 60 years

1st Dose

5,44,69,599

2nd Dose

1,78,01,891

 

Total

18,22,20,164

 

 

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.

States

Total

1

A & N Islands

1,181

2

Andhra Pradesh

3,443

3

Assam

1,96,690

4

Bihar

6,23,255

5

Chandigarh

1,938

6

Chhattisgarh

1,028

7

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

2,992

8

Daman & Diu

3,137

9

Delhi

5,78,140

10

Goa

5,800

11

Gujarat

4,82,501

12

Haryana

4,20,625

13

Himachal Pradesh

14

14

Jammu & Kashmir

31,188

15

Jharkhand

73,436

16

Karnataka

1,13,335

17

Kerala

1,553

18

Ladakh

570

19

Madhya Pradesh

1,81,722

20

Maharashtra

6,48,674

21

Meghalaya

3,884

22

Nagaland

4

23

Odisha

1,39,177

24

Puducherry

2

25

Punjab

6,961

26

Rajasthan

7,17,784

27

Tamil Nadu

31,356

28

Telangana

500

29

Tripura

2

30

Uttar Pradesh

4,14,736

31

Uttarakhand

1,08,125

32

West Bengal

32,046

Total

48,25,799

 

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)

HCWs

1stDose

14,093

2ndDose

18,622

FLWs

1stDose

56,699

2nd Dose

35,560

18-44 years

1st Dose

5,62,130

45 to 60 years

1stDose

3,48,678

2nd Dose

3,05,017

Over 60 years

1stDose

1,49,328

2nd Dose

2,43,105

Total Achievement

1stDose

11,30,928

2ndDose

6,02,304

 

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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