India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed 94.62 crore on Saturday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said. According to the ministry, more than 60 lakh vaccine doses were given till 7 pm on Saturday.
“The daily vaccination numbers are expected to increase with the compilation of the final report for the day by late tonight,” MoHFW said.
In the last 24 hours, 60,66,412 vaccine doses were administered to eligible beneficiaries, of which 30,66,540 were the first dose and 29,99,872 were the second dose. So far, 94,62,90,307 doses of the vaccine have been given to the country’s population. Of these, 68,00,70,189 were given the first dose and 26,62,20,118 were given the second dose.
Meanwhile, the country saw a one-day increase of 19,740 COVID-19 infections, taking the country’s total number of cases to 3,39,35,309, while the number of active cases declined to 2,36,643, the highest in 206 days. is less. According to the data of the Union Health Ministry.
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The Uttarakhand government on Saturday directed officials to ensure that Covid-19 protocols are being followed in schools in the state after a student tested positive for coronavirus in Gopeshwar area of Chamoli district.
Meanwhile, 3,43,645 Covid-19 cases have been reported in the state so far, including 166 active cases. Also, 1,06,82,064 doses of Kovid-19 vaccine have been given in the state so far.
7,396 people have died due to this virus in the state.
Delhi recorded 30 fresh COVID-19 cases on Saturday, while the positivity rate stood at 0.05 per cent, according to data shared by the city’s health department.
The health department’s bulletin said that no fresh death has been reported in the national capital.
According to official figures, so far this month only one death has been registered due to corona virus infection. Last month, five deaths were recorded.
With 30 fresh cases, Delhi’s infections rose to 14,39,166. The bulletin said the deaths stand at 25,088.
On Friday, 39 cases were reported in the national capital with a positivity rate of 0.06 per cent.