Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India vaccinates nearly 10.5 lakh beneficiaries till 6th day of the nationwide COVID19 vaccination drive; more than many other countries

Exponential rise in India’s testing- Cumulative tests cross 19Cr

Posted On: 22 JAN 2021 11:00AM by PIB Delhi

India has crossed a significant landmark in its collective and resolute fight against the global pandemic.

As on 22ndJanuary, 2021, till 7 AM, nearly 10.5 lakh (10,43,534) beneficiaries have received the vaccination under the countrywide COVID19 vaccination exercise.

In the last 24 hours, 2,37,050 people were vaccinated across 4,049 sessions. 18,167 sessions have been conducted so far.

S. No.

State/UT

Beneficiaries vaccinated

1

A & N Islands

1,032

2

Andhra Pradesh

1,15,365

3

Arunachal Pradesh

4,682

4

Assam

10,676

5

Bihar

63,541

6

Chandigarh

753

7

Chhattisgarh

22,171

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

184

9

Daman & Diu

94

10

Delhi

18,844

11

Goa

426

12

Gujarat

34,865

13

Haryana

45,893

14

Himachal Pradesh

5,790

15

Jammu & Kashmir

6,847

16

Jharkhand

11,641

17

Karnataka

1,38,807

18

Kerala

35,173

19

Ladakh

240

20

Lakshadweep

369

21

Madhya Pradesh

38,278

22

Maharashtra

52,393

23

Manipur

1,454

24

Meghalaya

1,785

25

Mizoram

2,537

26

Nagaland

3,187

27

Odisha

1,13,623

28

Puducherry

759

29

Punjab

12,532

30

Rajasthan

32,379

31

Sikkim

773

32

Tamil Nadu

42,947

33

Telangana

97,087

34

Tripura

9,272

35

Uttar Pradesh

22,644

36

Uttarakhand

8,206

37

West Bengal

53,988

38

Miscellaneous

32,297

Total

10,43,534

 

On the testing front too, India continues to register growing numbers. The expansion in testing infrastructure has given a boost in India’s fight against the global pandemic. The cumulative testing has crossed 19 Cr.

8,00,242 samples were tested in the last 24 hours which has increased India’s total cumulative tests to 19,01,48,024.

Comprehensive and widespread testing on a sustained basis has resulted in bringing down the positivity rate. The cumulative Positivity Rate stands at 5.59% as of today. 

Steadily following the trend set over the past weeks, India’s active caseload has fallen to 1.78% of the total active cases. India’s Active Caseload presently stands at 1,88,688.

18,002 new recoveries were registered during the past 24 hours. This has led to a net decline of 3,620 cases from the total Active Caseload in the last 24 hours.

The total recovered cases are 10,283,708 today pushing the growing gap between the recovered and the active cases to 1,00,95,020 ( 54.5 times). The Recovery Rate has improved to 96.78%.

84.70% of the new recovered cases are contributed by ten States/UTs.

Kerala saw 6,229 persons recovering from COVID. Maharashtra and Karnataka reported 3,980 and 815 new recoveries, respectively.

14,545 new positive cases were registered in the last 24 hours.

Eight States/UTs have contributed 84.14% of the new cases.

Kerala reported 6,334 cases in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra recorded 2,886 new cases while Karnataka registered 674 daily cases yesterday.

82.82%of the 163 case fatalities that have been reported in the past 24 hours are from Nine States/UTs.

Maharashtra has reported the maximum new daily deaths with 52 deaths. Kerala also saw a fatality count of 21.

                                                                                                                                               

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MV/SJ

HFW/COVID States data/22nd January2021/1



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