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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Daily new COVID cases less than 3L after 26 daysWeekly Positivity Rate dips to 18.17% with more than 15.73L

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Daily new COVID cases less than 3L after 26 days

Weekly Positivity Rate dips to 18.17% with more than 15.73L tests done in the last 24 hours

Posted On: 17 MAY 2021 12:08PM by PIB Delhi

In an encouraging development, daily new COVID cases being registered in India are now less than 3 Lakhs after 26 days.

2,81,386 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.

The graph below shows the average decline in daily new cases since 9th May 2021.

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A declining trend in the Weekly positivity rate is also observed which stands at 18.17% today as shown below. Total daily tests conducted in the last 24 hours stand at 15,73,515 and cumulatively 31,64,23,658 tests have been conducted so far.

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State-wise number of districts with higher positivity rate is as shown below with Karnataka showing most number of districts (27) with more than 20% positivity rate and Madhya Pradesh consisting highest number of districts (38) with more than 10% positivity rate.

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India’s cumulative recoveries have reached 2,11,74,076 today. The National Recovery Rate is 84.81%.

3,78,741 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.

Also, 24-hour Recoveries have outnumbered the daily new COVID Cases for the sixth time in last 7 days and consistently in the last 4 days.

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Ten states account for 71.35% of the new recoveries.

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On the other front, India’s total Active Caseload has decreased to 35,16,997 today. It now comprises 14.09% of the country’s total Positive Cases.

A net decline of 1,01,461 cases is recorded in the active caseload in the last 24 hours.

10 States cumulatively account for 75.04% of India’s total Active Cases.

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The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has reached nearly 18.30 Cr today under the Phase-3 of the nationwide Vaccination Drive.

A total of 18,29,26,460 vaccine doses have been administered through 26,68,895sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. These include 96,45,695 HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 66,43,661 HCWs who have taken the 2nddose, 1,44,44,096 FLWs (1stdose), 81,96,053 FLWs (2nddose), 52,64,073 beneficiaries under 18-44 age group (1stdose), 5,72,78,554 (1stdose) and 91,07,311 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years. 5,45,15,352 1stdose beneficiaries and 1,78,01,891 2nd dose beneficiaries of more than 60 years old.

HCWs

1st Dose

96,45,695

2nd Dose

66,43,661

FLWs

1st Dose

1,44,44,096

2nd Dose

81,96,053

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

52,64,073

Age Group 45 to 60 years

1st Dose

5,72,78,554

2nd Dose

91,07,311

Over 60 years

1st Dose

5,45,15,352

2nd Dose

1,78,31,665

Total

18,29,26,460

Ten states account for 66.73% of the cumulative doses given so far in the country.

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4,35,138 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine in the last 24 hours and cumulatively 52,64,073 across 33 States/UTs since the start of phase-3 of vaccination drive. Table below shows the cumulative vaccine doses administered to 18-44 years age group till now.

S. No.

States

Total

1

A & N Islands

1,181

2

Andhra Pradesh

3,443

3

Assam

2,29,233

4

Bihar

7,36,144

5

Chandigarh

2,078

6

Chhattisgarh

1,028

7

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

4,291

8

Daman & Diu

4,703

9

Delhi

6,39,929

10

Goa

7,929

11

Gujarat

5,12,290

12

Haryana

4,55,205

13

Himachal Pradesh

14

14

Jammu & Kashmir

31,204

15

Jharkhand

1,09,245

16

Karnataka

1,14,539

17

Kerala

2,398

18

Ladakh

570

19

Madhya Pradesh

1,81,735

20

Maharashtra

6,52,119

21

Meghalaya

5,712

22

Nagaland

4

23

Odisha

1,40,558

24

Puducherry

3

25

Punjab

6,959

26

Rajasthan

8,16,241

27

Sikkim

350

28

Tamil Nadu

32,645

29

Telangana

500

30

Tripura

2

31

Uttar Pradesh

4,15,179

32

Uttarakhand

1,22,916

33

West Bengal

33,726

Total

52,64,073

Nearly 7 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours. As on Day-121 of the vaccination drive (16th May, 2021), 6,91,211 vaccine doses were given. Across 6,068 sessions, 6,14,286 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 76,925 beneficiaries received their 2nd dose of vaccine.

Date: 16thMay, 2021 (Day-121)

HCWs

1stDose

3,270

2ndDose

2,395

FLWs

1stDose

18,168

2nd Dose

9,077

18-44 years

1st Dose

4,35,138

45 to 60 years

1stDose

1,13,616

2nd Dose

37,979

Over 60 years

1stDose

44,094

2nd Dose

27,474

Total Achievement

1stDose

6,14,286

2ndDose

76,925

Ten States reported 75.95% of the new cases in last 24 hours.

Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 34,389, followed by Tamil Nadu with33,181 new cases.

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The National Mortality Rate currently stands at 1.10%.

4,106 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

Ten States account for 75.38% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (974). Karnataka follows with 403 daily deaths.

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In addition, the foreign aid of relief materials continues to be swiftly cleared, apportioned and sent to States/UTs to combat COVID-19. Cumulatively, 11,058 Oxygen Concentrators; 13,496 Oxygen Cylinders; 19 Oxygen Generation Plants; 7,365 ventilators/Bi PAP; ~5.3L Remdesivir vials delivered/ dispatched through road and air, so far.

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