The nation reported one other 26,624 recent coronavirus cases in a span of 24 hours, pushing India’s whole variety of instances to 1,00,31,223 on Sunday.
The variety of recent instances is 5.8% larger than Saturday when the nation recorded 25,152 Covid-19 instances because it surpassed the one-crore case mark.
Among the many whole variety of Covid-19 instances, the variety of lively instances stand at 3,05,344 whereas 95,80,402 have to this point recovered from the an infection, with 29,690 new recoveries within the final 24 hours, for the reason that first case was reported from Kerala on 30 January.
The nation additionally recorded 341 new fatalities, taking the loss of life toll to 1,45,477, the Union Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare information confirmed.
In the meantime, a complete of 16,11,98,195 samples had been examined for coronavirus as much as 19 December, in response to the Indian Council of Medical Analysis. Of those, 11,07,681 samples had been examined on Saturday.
India on Saturday turned the second nation after america to cross 1 crore instances of Covid-19.
Kerala, Maharashtra account for 40% of lively instances
In response to the Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare, Kerala and Maharashtra collectively account for 40% of the lively Covid-19 depend out of the whole lively instances in India.
“33 States and UTs have lower than 20,000 lively instances. Kerala and Maharashtra collectively account for 40 per cent of whole COVID-19 lively instances,” the Ministry of Well being tweeted.
Covid-19 vaccine rollout in India
Union Well being Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday mentioned that within the subsequent 6 to 7 months, India could have the capability to inoculate about 30 crore individuals.
On India’s coronavirus tally, Vardhan mentioned that there was a little bit over one crore instances of the killer virus within the nation. “Of that, 95 lakh 50 thousand instances have recovered efficiently. India has one of many highest restoration charges on the planet at 95.46%,” the Union Well being Minister added.
“Our scientists and well being specialists have labored on the event of a vaccine by genome sequencing and isolation of the coronavirus and developed an indigenous vaccine,” he mentioned.
Now, six Covid-19 vaccines are present process scientific trials in India and are in several phases of growth.
Three vaccines towards the novel coronavirus pandemic have sought emergency use authorisation within the nation. Pfizer’s vaccine, which is getting used for mass vaccination within the US, the UK, Canada, and different nations, has sought EUA right here. Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin and SII’s Covishield have additionally sought EUA for his or her Covid-19 vaccine candidates.