India vaccination drive – Day 79
India vaccination drive has administered 16.38 lakh vaccine doses on day 79. The vaccination drive was rolled out on 16th January 2021.
On Day-79 of the vaccination drive (4 April 2021), a total of 16,38,464 vaccine doses were given. Among which, 15,40,676 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 97,788 HCWs, FLWs, beneficiaries aged more than 45 years of age received 2nd dose of the vaccine.
So far, more than 7.9 cr (7,91,05,163) vaccine doses have been administered. It covers around 6.86 crores of the first dosage and around 1.04 crores for the second dosage to HCWs, FLWs, beneficiaries aged more than 45 years of age.
COVID-19 cases across states
Eight states including Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab have shown a steep rise in the COVID daily new cases. 81.90% of the new cases are reported from these 8 states.
India’s daily new cases continue to rise. Over 1 Lakh (1,03,558) new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.
Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 57,074 (55.11%). It is followed by Chhattisgarh with 5,250 while Karnataka reported 4,553 new cases.