India took 34 days to attain one crore COVID vaccinations, 2nd quickest after US: Govt

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India took 34 days to attain one crore COVID vaccinations, 2nd quickest after US

India took 34 days to attain the landmark feat of 1 crore COVID-19 vaccinations, the second-fastest on the planet, the well being ministry mentioned on Friday. The US took 31 days, whereas the UK took 56 days to surpass the one-crore vaccination mark.

Until eight am on Friday, the cumulative variety of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered to healthcare staff (HCWs) and frontline staff (FLWs) within the nation was 1,01,88,007. 

“A complete of 1,01,88,007 vaccine doses have been administered by 2,11,462 classes, as per the provisional report until eight am. These embody 62,60,242 HCWs (1st dose), 6,10,899 HCWs (2nd dose) and 33,16,866 FLWs (1st dose),” the ministry mentioned.

The second dose of the COVID-19 vaccination began being administered to those that have accomplished 28 days for the reason that receipt of the primary dose from February 13. The vaccination of the FLWs began on February 2.

As on the 34th day of the vaccination drive (February 18), a complete of 6,58,674 vaccine doses had been administered, of which four,16,942 beneficiaries had been inoculated throughout 10,812 classes for the primary dose (HCWs and FLWs), whereas 2,41,732 HCWs obtained the second dose, the ministry said.

The nation is witnessing a progressive improve within the variety of vaccinations daily, it underlined.

Eight states account for 57.47 per cent of the full vaccine doses administered within the nation. Uttar Pradesh alone accounts for 10.5 per cent (10,70,895).

Seven states account for 60.85 per cent of the second vaccine doses administered. Telangana leads the chart with a 12-per cent (73,281) share of the second doses administered within the nation.

Sixteen states and Union territories haven’t reported any COVID-19 dying in a span of 24 hours. These are Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Goa, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, Puducherry, Chandigarh, Manipur, Mizoram, Lakshadweep, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Ladakh, Tripura, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

The variety of fatalities reported was between one and 5 in 15 states and Union territories, whereas it was between six and 10 in three states and Union territories.

The variety of lively COVID-19 instances in India at present stands at 1,39,542, accounting for under 1.27 per cent of its whole caseload.

The variety of sufferers who’ve recuperated from the viral illness has gone as much as over 1.06 crore (1,06,67,741) with 10,896 of them recovering in a span of 24 hours.

The ministry mentioned 83.15 per cent of the brand new recoveries had been reported from six states.

Kerala reported the utmost variety of single-day recoveries at 5,193, adopted by Maharashtra (2,543) and Tamil Nadu (470).

A complete 13,193 contemporary instances of the coronavirus an infection had been recorded in a span of 24 hours, the ministry mentioned, including that 86.6 per cent of these had been reported from six states. Maharashtra accounted for the best variety of 5,427 instances, adopted by Kerala (four,584) and Tamil Nadu (457).

Additionally, 97 fatalities as a result of COVID-19 had been recorded in 24 hours, the ministry mentioned, including that 5 states account for 76.29 per cent of these.

Maharashtra noticed the utmost casualties (38), adopted by Kerala (14) and Punjab (10).

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