India's Daily New Cases drop below 9,000 after 8 months; 8,635 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours
India - Press Information Bureau
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Daily Deaths less than 100, lowest in 8.5 months
More than 39.5 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated against COVID19
Posted On: 02 FEB 2021 11:33AM by PIB Delhi
India's Daily New Cases continue to follow a consistent downward slope.
After reaching a high of 95,735 on 10th September 2020, they have dropped to 8,635 today, lowest in 8 months.
India's average daily new cases also show a clear downward slip in the last 5 weeks. While it was 18,934 in the 30 Dec 2020 â€“ 5 Jan 2021 period, the average daily new cases have reduced to 12,772 in the 27 Jan â€“ 2 Feb 2021 timeline.
In another significant development, the country has reported less than 100 daily deaths in the last 24 hours, lowest in eight and half months. 100 deaths were recorded last on 15th May, 2020.
The average daily deaths in the last 5 weeks also show a similar downward slide. The average daily deaths in the 27 Jan â€“ 2 Feb 2021 phase is 128, in contrast to 242 average daily deaths recorded in the 30 Dec 2020 â€“ 5 Jan 2021 period.
The country's active caseload has also shrunk further to 1.63 lakh (1,63,353) today.The present active caseload now consists of just 1.52% of India's Total Positive Cases.
India's cumulative recoveries stand at 1.04cr (1,04,48,406) today. The Recovery Rate is 97.05%.
As on 2nd February, 2021, till 8 AM, total of 39.50 lakh (39,50,156) beneficiaries have received the vaccination under the countrywide COVID19 vaccination exercise.
|S. No.||State/UT||Beneficiaries vaccinated|
|1||A & N Islands||2,727|
|8||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||832|
|9||Daman & Diu||441|
|15||Jammu & Kashmir||26,634|
In the last 24 hours, 1,91,313 healthcare workers were vaccinated across 3,516 sessions.
72,731 sessions have been conducted so far.
The number of beneficiaries being vaccinated every day has shown a progressive increase.
13,423 patients have recovered and discharged in the last 24h ours.
85.09% of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 States/UTs.
Kerala has reported the maximum number of single day recoveries with 5,215 newly recovered cases. 3,289 people recovered in Maharashtra in the past 24 hours followed by 520 in Chhattisgarh.
80.10% of the daily new cases are from 6 States and UTs.
Kerala reports the highest daily new cases at 3,459. It is followed by Maharashtra with 1,948, while Tamil Nadu reported 502 new cases.
The Centre has rushed High Level teams to Kerala and Maharashtra for supporting the States in public health interventions for COVID19 management.
94 fatalities have been recorded in the last 24 hours.
Five States/UTs account for 65.96% of the daily deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (27). Kerala follows with 17daily deaths and Tamil Nadu reported7 casualties.
Sixteen States/UTs have not reported any deaths in the last 24 hours.
HFW/COVID States data/2ndFebruary2021/2
(Release ID: 1694350)
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