Six states account for 78.56% of 56,211 new COVID-19 cases in India, says health ministry
The ministry mentioned Maharashtra reported the very best quantity of each day cases at 31,643, adopted by Punjab with 2,868 cases and Karnataka with 2,792 cases
New Delhi: Six states, together with Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh, have reported a excessive quantity of each day COVID-19 cases and account for 78.56 % of the 56,211 contemporary cases recorded in the nation in a day, the Union Health Ministry mentioned on Tuesday.
India’s COVID-19 tally has climbed to 1,20,95,855, whereas 271 extra fatalities have pushed the toll to 1,62,114, in line with the ministry’s date up to date at 8 am.
Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat, proceed to report a excessive surge in each day cases accounting for 78.56 % of the new infections reported in a span of 24 hours, it mentioned.
The ministry mentioned that Maharashtra reported the very best quantity of each day cases at 31,643. It’s adopted by Punjab with 2,868 cases and Karnataka with 2,792 cases.
Ten states — Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Haryana and Rajasthan — are displaying an upward trajectory in each day cases, it mentioned.
India’s whole lively cases reached 5,40,720 with a internet rise of 18,912 cases in a span of 24 hours. “Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka and Chhattisgarh cumulatively account for 79.64 per cent of the full lively cases in the nation. Maharashtra leads with greater than 62 % of the lively caseload of the nation,” the ministry mentioned.
On the nationwide inoculation drive in opposition to COVID-19 , it mentioned greater than 6.11 crore (6,11,13,354) vaccine doses have been administered by 10,07,091 classes, as per the provisional report until 7 am.
These embrace 81,74,916 healthcare employees (HCWs) who’ve taken the primary dose and 51,88,747 HCWs who’ve taken the second dose, and 89,44,742 frontline employees (FLWs) who’ve obtained the primary dose, and 37,11,221 FLWs who’ve taken the second dose, it mentioned.
The ministry mentioned in addition to them, 68,72,483 beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years with particular co-morbidities have obtained the primary dose and 405 the second dose.
Within the class of beneficiaries aged greater than 60 years, 2,82,19,257 have gotten the primary dose and 1,583 the second dose, it mentioned.
On 29 March, which was day-73 of the nationwide vaccination drive, a complete of 5,82,919 vaccine doses got. Out of these, 5,51,164 beneficiaries have been vaccinated throughout 14,608 classes for the primary dose and 31,755 beneficiaries obtained the second dose.
India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,13,93,021 with 37,028 recoveries being registered in a span of 24 hours, the ministry mentioned.
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