India Vaccinates 75 lakh Beneficiaries against COVID19; 1.35 Lakh Active Cases till Feb 12

New Delhi: As India recorded the fastest to cross the 7 million vaccination mark there has also been a sharp decline in active cases which stands at 1.35 lakhs in the country as on February 12, 2021.

The total positive cases of the country now comprise only 1.25 percent of the total cases. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare day on day change of active cases in the last few weeks shows a consistent decline.

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare today said that distribution of new cases in India in the last 24 hours shows a positive picture with only 1 State reporting over 1000 cases while the rest of the States and UTs reporting less than 1000 new cases. Out of which 4 States/UTs have not reported any new cases in the last 24 hours. These are Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Ladakh, Tripura and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

The distribution of daily deaths among States/UTs in the last 24 hours, also reflects a significant decline in the daily deaths with 18 States/UTs not reporting any new deaths in the last 24 hours. And 13 States/UTs have reported between 1 to 5 new deaths.

The ministry said 9,309 new confirmed cases were recorded in the last 24 hours in the country while 15,858 new recoveries were registered in the same period.

The ministry also observed that national recovery rate at 97.32% continues to be one of the highest globally. The continued high rise in the recoveries has led to progressively improving national recovery rate.

The total recovered cases are 1,05,89,230. The gap between active cases and recovered cases is continuously increasing and stands at 1,04,53,304.

As on February 12, 2021, till 8 AM, more than 75,05,010 beneficiaries have received the vaccination under the countrywide COVID19 vaccination exercise.

The total cumulative vaccination coverage of 75,05,010 includes 58,14,976 healthcare workers (HCWs) and 16,90,034 frontline workers (FLWs). 1,54,370 sessions have been conducted so far. India is the fastest country to cross the 70 lakh (7 million) vaccination mark.

On day 27th (as on Feb 11, 2021) of the vaccination drive, 4,87,896 beneficiaries (HCWs- 1,09,748 and FLWs- 3,78,148) were vaccinated across 11,314 sessions.

The number of beneficiaries being vaccinated every day has shown a progressive increase.

In 10 States/UTs  69% of the total beneficiaries have been vaccinated. Uttar Pradesh alone accounts for 10.2% i.e., 7,63,421 of the total beneficiaries.

Surprisingly 79.87% of the new cases are from 6 States in which Kerala has reported the highest daily new cases at 5,281. It is followed by Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu with 652and 481 new cases, respectively.

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