India vaccination drive has administered 43 lakh vaccine doses on day 80. The vaccination drive was rolled out on 16th January 2021.
On Day-80 of the vaccination drive (5 April 2021), a total of 43,00,966 vaccine doses were given. Among which, 39,00,505 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 4,00,461 received 2nd dose of the vaccine. This is the highest single-day vaccination coverage in the country so far.
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 received 2nd dose of the vaccine.
So far, more than 8.3 cr (8,31,10,926) vaccine doses have been administered. It covers around 7.22 crores of the first dosage and around 1.08 crores for the second dosage to HCWs, FLWs, beneficiaries aged more than 45 years of age.
COVID-19 cases across states
96,982 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.
Eight states including Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat have shown a steep rise in the COVID daily new cases. 80.04% of the new cases are reported from these 8 states.
Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 47,288. It is followed by Chhattisgarh with 7,302 while Karnataka reported 5,279 new cases.