Up to date: Apr 24, 2021 22:01 IST
New Delhi [India], April 24 (ANI): India has turn into the quickest nation to manage 14 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine in simply 99 days, the Union Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare stated on Saturday.
The ministry stated that the nation has administered greater than 24 lakh vaccine doses administered until 8 pm on April 24.
“The cumulative variety of COVID19 vaccine doses administered within the nation stands at 14,08,02,794 as per the 8 pm provisional report right now,” they stated.
These embody 92,89,621 healthcare employees (HCWs) who’ve taken the primary dose and 59,94,401 HCWs who’ve taken the second dose, 1,19,42,233 Frontline Employees (FLWs) (1st dose), 62,77,797 FLWs (2nd dose), 4,76,41,992 for over 45 years previous to 60 years previous (first dose), 23,22,480 for over 45 years previous to 60 years previous (second dose), 4,96,32,245 for above 60 years (first dose) and 77,02,025 for above 60 years (second dose).
Whole 24,22,989 vaccine doses got until 8 pm right now, the ninety-ninth day of nationwide COVID-19 vaccination, the ministry added.
Out of which 15,69,631 beneficiaries had been vaccinated for the primary dose and eight,53,358 beneficiaries acquired the second dose of the vaccine as per the provisional report.
In the meantime, the nationwide COVID-19 mortality charge has dropped and at present stands at 1.14 per cent, the union well being ministry knowledgeable on Saturday.
The loss of life toll stood at 1,66,10,481 with 2,624 fatalities reported in 24 hours out of which Maharashtra noticed the utmost casualties (773) adopted by Delhi with 348 every day deaths.
India’s whole energetic caseload has reached 25,52,940 and it now includes 15.37 per cent of the nation’s whole optimistic instances. A internet incline of 1,24,324 instances was recorded from the entire energetic caseload within the final 24 hours. (ANI)