By Health In Five Writer
With yet another significant achievement, India has become the fastest country in the world to achieve over 70 lakh vaccinations against Covid-19.
India accomplished this feat in only 26 days, while it took 27 days for the US and 48 days for the UK to reach the same figures. India has also been the fastest to touch the 6 million mark a few days back.
As on 11thFebruary, 2021, till 8 AM, more than 70 lakh (70,17,114) beneficiaries have received the vaccination under the countrywide COVID19 vaccination exercise.
|S. No.||State/UT||Beneficiaries vaccinated|
|1||A & N Islands||3,413|
|8||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||2,326|
|9||Daman & Diu||1,030|
|15||Jammu & Kashmir||74,219|
The total cumulative vaccination coverage of 70,17,114 includes 57,05,228 healthcare workers (HCWs) and 13,11,886 frontline workers (FLWs).1,43,056 sessions have been conducted so far.
4,05,349 beneficiaries (HCWs- 94,890 and FLWs- 3,10,459) were vaccinated on Day-26 (10th Feb 2021) across 8,308 sessions.
The number of beneficiaries being vaccinated every day has shown a progressive increase.
13 States/UTs have vaccinated over 65% of the registered healthcare workers (HCWs). Bihar leads with over 79% of the registered HCWs vaccinated.
7 States/UTs have reported less than 40% vaccinations of the registered healthcare workers (HCWs). Puducherry has recorded the lowest vaccination performance of 17.5%.
India’s fight against Covid-19 is bringing daily successes on other fronts as well. 17 States/UTs have not reported any deaths in the last 24 hours. These are Telangana, Gujarat, Assam, Haryana, Odisha, Uttarakhand, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Lakshadweep, Ladakh (UT), Sikkim, Manipur, Mizoram, A&N Islands, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh and D&D & D&N (UT).
The country has recorded 1,42,562 active cases in the last 24 hours.The total positive cases of the country now comprise merely 1.31% of the total cases. India’s active cases per million population (104) is amongst the lowest in the world.
12,923 new confirmed cases were recorded in the last 24 hours in the country. 11,764 new recoveries were registered in the same period.
National Recovery Rate (97.26%) continues to be one of the highest globally.
The total recovered cases are 1,05,73,372. The gap between active cases and recovered cases is continuously increasing and stands at 1,04,30,810.
83.20% of the newly recovered cases against Covid-19 are recorded in 6 States. Kerala has contributed the highest number to the newly recovered cases (5,745), followed by Maharashtra (2,421) and Gujarat (495).