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86% new cases from 6 states, says Health Ministry

by Vaishali Sharma

According to a recent report released by the Health Ministry, nearly 86% new cases have been reported along with 89 deaths in 6 states of India in the last 24 hours. While more than 1.66 crore doses of vaccine have been administered till 7 a.m. today.

Health ministry said that a total of 17,407 new cases have come out today from Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Karnataka collectively.

With this figure, India’s active caseload has reached 1,73,413 today. Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 9,855 with maximum casualties (42). This is the highest number recorded in Maharashtra since 18th October when 10,259 new cases were reported. It is followed by Kerala with 2,765 and 15 deaths while Punjab reported 772 new cases and 12 deaths in the last 24 hours.

On the other hand, nearly 1 million doses have been distributed across the country in these 24 hours.

More than 1.66 cr (1,66,16,048) vaccine doses have been administered through 3,23,064 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. These include 67,90,808 HCWs (1st dose), 28,72,725 HCWs (2nd dose), 58,03,856 FLWs (1st dose) and 4,202 FLWs (2nd Dose), 1,43,759 beneficiaries aged more than 45 years with specific co-morbidities (1st Dose) and 10,00,698 beneficiaries aged more than 60 years.

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