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Nearly 83 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated against COVID-19

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33 States/UTs have less than 5,000 active cases, no fatality reported in 18 States/UTs in the last 24 hours

As on February 15, 2021, the cumulative number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID-19 in the country has reached nearly 83 lakhs. As per data made public by the health ministry, 82,85,295 beneficiaries have been vaccinated through 1,73,729 sessions, as per the provisional report till 8 am today. These include 59,88,113 HCWs (1st dose), 24,561 HCWs (2nd dose) and 22,72,621FLWs (1st dose).

The 2nd dose of COVID-19 vaccination started on February 13, 2021 for those beneficiaries who have completed 28 days after receipt of the 1st dose.

As on Day 30 of the vaccination drive (February 14, 2021), a total of 21,437 beneficiaries received vaccination across 877 sessions. Out of which, 20,504 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 933 HCWs received 2nd dose of vaccine.

10 States account for 69 per cent of the total beneficiaries vaccinated in India. Uttar Pradesh alone accounts for 10.4 per cent (8,58,602) beneficiaries.

Active cases

India’s total active caseload currently stands at 1.39 lakh (1,39,637) as of February 15. The active caseload consists of 1.28 per cent of India’s total positive cases.

33 States and UTs have reported less than 5,000 active cases in the last 24 hours. Tripura and Daman & Diu & Dadra & Nagar Haveli currently have only two active cases each.

Three states namely Kerala, Maharashtra and Karnataka cumulatively account for 77 per cent (76.5 per cent) of India’s total active cases.

Eighteen States/UTs have not reported any deaths in the last 24 hours. These are Assam, Rajasthan, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Nagaland, Lakshadweep, Meghalaya, Sikkim, A&N Islands, Ladakh (UT), Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura and D&D & D&N.

Also, ten States and UTs have reported no deaths in the last week. These are A&N Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, D&D & D&N, Ladakh (UT), Lakshadweep, Manipur, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura.
India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1.06 crore (1,06,21,220) today. The Recovery Rate is 97.29 per cent.

Recoveries

9,489 patients have recovered and discharged in the last 24 hours, with 79.5 per cent of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in six states.

Kerala has reported the maximum number of single day recoveries with 4,692 newly recovered cases (nearly 50 per cent). 1,355 people recovered in Maharashtra in the past 24 hours followed by 486 in Karnataka.

New daily cases reported

11,649 new daily cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours, with 86.4 per cent from six states.
Kerala reports the highest daily new cases at 4,612. It is followed by Maharashtra with 4,092, while Tamil Nadu reported 470 new cases.

Fatalities
90 fatalities have been recorded in the last 24 hours, six states accounting for 80 per cent of these daily deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (40), composing nearly 44.44 per cent of the daily deaths. Kerala follows with 15 daily deaths and Tamil Nadu reported 6 casualties.

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