India vaccination drive administered around 1.3 million Vaccine Doses on 54th day
India vaccination drive has administered 13,17,357 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours. The vaccination drive was rolled out on 16th January 2021.
As on Day-54 of the vaccination drive (10th March 2021), a total of 13,17,357 vaccine doses were given. Out of which, 10,30,243 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 20,299 sessions for 1st dose and 2,87,114 HCWs and FLWs received 2nd dose of the vaccine. The number of vaccine doses administered is lower than the same from previous days.
As of Day-52 of the vaccination drive (8 March 2021), 20,19,723 vaccine doses were given. Out of which, 17,15,380 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 28,884 sessions for 1st dose and 3,04,343 received 2nd dose of the vaccine.
So far, more than 2.56 cr (2,56,85,011) vaccine doses have been administered through 4,78,168 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. It covers around 2.1 crores of the first dosage and around 0.46 crores fo the second dosage to HCWs, FLWs, beneficiaries aged more than 45 years with specific co-morbidities, and beneficiaries aged more than 60 years.
COVID-19 cases across states
Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu continue to report a high number of COVID daily new cases. They cumulatively account for 85.91% of the new cases reported in the past 24 hours.
22,854 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 13,659 (almost 60% of the daily new cases). It is followed by Kerala with 2,475 while Punjab reported 1,393 new cases.
Six States account for 82.54%of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (54). Punjab follows with 17 daily deaths and Kerala reported14 deaths in the last 24 hours.