India vaccination drive – Day 83

OV Digital Desk

India vaccination drive has administered 34 lakh vaccine doses on day 84.  The vaccination drive was rolled out on 16th January 2021.

On  Day-84 of the vaccination drive (9 April 2021), a total of 34,15,055  vaccine doses were given. Among which,  30,06,037 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 4,09,018 received 2nd dose of the vaccine. Last day on  Day-83 of the vaccination drive (8 April 2021), a total of 36,91,511  vaccine doses were given. Among which,  32,85,004 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 4,06,507  received 2nd dose of the vaccine.

So far, more than 9.80 cr (9,80,75,160) vaccine doses have been administered.  It covers around 8.55 crores of the first dosage and around 1.25 crores for the second dosage to HCWs, FLWs, beneficiaries aged more than 45 years of age.

In a significant development, India has surpassed the US to become the fastest vaccinating country in the world with an average daily rate of 30,93,861 vaccine doses.

COVID-19 cases across states

India’s daily new cases continue to rise. 1,45,384 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.

Ten states including Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan have shown a rise in the COVID daily new cases. 82.82% of the new cases are reported from these 10 states.

Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 58,993. It is followed by Chhattisgarh with 11,447 while Uttar Pradesh reported 9,587 new cases.