India vaccination drive has administered 21.54 lakh vaccine doses in the last 24 hours. The vaccination drive was rolled out on 16th January 2021.

As on Day-71 of the vaccination drive (27th March 2021), a total of 21,54,170 vaccine doses were given. Among which, 20,09,805  beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 1,44,365 HCWs and FLWs received 2nd dose of the vaccine.

So far, more than 6.0 cr (6,02,69,782) vaccine doses have been administered.  It covers around 5.14 crores of the first dosage and around 0.88 crores for 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

Seven States of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Punjab, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have reported a high number of COVID daily new cases. These states account for 81.46% of the daily new cases registered in the last 24 hours (62,714).

Eight states cumulatively account for 84.74% of the new cases reported in the past 24 hours.

Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 35,726. It is followed by Chhattisgarh with 3,162 while Karnataka reported 2,886 new cases.

Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

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