New Delhi, May 4: The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 15.89 crore on Tuesday, the Health Ministry said.
A total of 4,06,339 beneficiaries between the age group of 18 and 44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine across 12 states and Union Territories. These are Chhattisgarh (1025), Delhi (40,028), Gujarat (1,08,191), Haryana (55,565), Jammu and Kashmir (5,587), Karnataka (2,353), Maharashtra (73,714), Odisha (6,802), Punjab (635), Rajasthan (76,151), Tamil Nadu (2,744) and Uttar Pradesh (33,544), the Ministry said in a statement.
As per the provisional report till this morning, cumulatively, 15,89,32,921 vaccine doses have been administered through 23,35,822 sessions so far. These include 94,48,289 Healthcare Workers (HCWs) who have taken the 1st dose and 62,97,900 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose 1,35,05,877 Frontline Workers (FLWs) (1st dose), 72,66,380 FLWs (2nd dose), and 4,06,339 for 18-44 years of age group (1st dose). 5,30,50,669 for over 45 years old to 60 years old (1st Dose), 41,42,786 for over 45 years old to 60 years old (2nd dose), 5,28,16,238 for above 60 years (1st Dose) and 1,19,98,443 for above 60 years (2nd Dose).
On Monday, as many as 17,08,390 vaccine doses were given.
Across 12,739 sessions, 8,38,343 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 8,70,047 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine, the statement read.
India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,66,13,292 today.
The National Recovery Rate is 81.91 per cent with 3,20,289 recoveries being reported in the last 24 hours.
India recorded 3,57,229 new COVID-19 cases within the past 24 hours, pushing the active caseload to 1,99,25,604, as per the Ministry data this morning.
Within the same period, the death toll has risen by 3,449 and now stands at 2,22,408. More than 15.68 million patients have recovered since the start of the epidemic.
As many as 3,20,289 people were discharged taking the total number of recoveries in the country to 1,66,13,292.