24-hour Recoveries Outnumber Daily New COVID Cases for Fifth Time in last 6 Days
India - Press Information Bureau
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Decline of 55,344 in Active Caseload in the last 24 hours
India's Cumulative Vaccination Coverage exceeds 18.22 Crore
More than 48 lakh beneficiaries of age group 18-44 Vaccinated, so far
Posted On: 16 MAY 2021 11:26AM by PIB Delhi
India's cumulative recoveries have reached 2,07,95,335 today. The National Recovery Rate is 84.25%.
3,62,437 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours. It outnumbers India's Daily New COVID cases for the fifth time in the last six days.
Ten states account for 70.94% of the new recoveries.
On the other front, India's total Active Caseload has decreased to 36,18,458 today. It now comprises 14.66% of the country's total Positive Cases.
A net decline of 55,344 cases is recorded in the active caseload in the last 24 hours.
10 States cumulatively account for 74.69% of India's total Active Cases.
The graph below highlights the change in active cases for states in the last 24 hours.
A declining trend in positivity rate is also observed which stood now at 16.98% as shown below.
The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 18.22 Cr today under the Phase-3 of the nationwide Vaccination Drive.
A total of 18,22,20,164 vaccine doses have been administered through 26,55,003sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. These include 96,42,278 HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 66,41,047 HCWs who have taken the 2nddose, 1,44,25,044 FLWs (1stdose), 81,86,568 FLWs (2nddose), 48,25,799 beneficiaries under 18-44 age group (1stdose), 5,71,61,076 (1stdose) and 90,66,862 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years. 5,44,69,599 1stdose beneficiaries and 1,78,01,891 2nd dose beneficiaries of more than 60 years old.
|Age Group 18-44 years||1st Dose||48,25,799|
|Age Group 45 to 60 years||1st Dose||5,71,61,076|
|Over 60 years||1st Dose||5,44,69,599|
Ten states account for 66.76% of the cumulative doses given so far in the country.
5,62,130 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine in the last 24 hours and cumulatively 48,25,799 across 32 States/UTs since the start of phase-3 of vaccination drive. Table below shows the cumulative vaccine doses administered to 18-44 years age group till now.
|1||A & N Islands||1,181|
|7||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||2,992|
|8||Daman & Diu||3,137|
|14||Jammu & Kashmir||31,188|
More than 17 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours.As on Day-120 of the vaccination drive (15th May, 2021), 17,33,232 vaccine doses were given. Across 16,027sessions, 11,30,928 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 6,02,304 beneficiaries received their 2nd dose of vaccine.
Date: 15thMay, 2021 (Day-120)
|18-44 years||1st Dose||5,62,130|
|45 to 60 years||1stDose||3,48,678|
|Over 60 years||1stDose||1,49,328|
3,11,170 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.
Ten States reported 74.7% of the new cases in last 24 hours.
Karnataka has reported the highest daily new cases at 41,664. It is followed by Maharashtra with 34,848 while Tamil Nadu reported 33,658 new cases.
The National Mortality Rate currently stands at 1.09%.
4,077 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.
Ten States account for 75.55% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (960). Karnataka follows with 349 daily deaths.
In addition, the foreign aid of relief materials continues to be swiftly cleared, apportioned and sent to States/UTs to combat COVID-19. Cumulatively, 10,953 Oxygen Concentrators; 13,169 Oxygen Cylinders; 19 Oxygen Generation Plants; 6,835 ventilators/Bi PAP; ~4.9L Remdesivir vials delivered/ dispatched through road and air, so far.
HFW/COVID States data/16th May2021/1
(Release ID: 1719011)
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