India recorded 41,506 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 895 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Sunday, the country saw a total of 41,526 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery to 2,99,75,064. The total active cases of COVID-19 in India are now at 4,54,118, the data showed. The total death toll in the country is now at 4,08,040.
A total of 36,13,23,548 people have so far been vaccinated across the country.
India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7 last year, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.
It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19 last year.
|Name of State / UT||Active Cases*||Cured/Discharged/Migrated*||Deaths**|
|Total||Change since yesterday||Cumulative||Change since yesterday||Cumulative||Change since yesterday|
|1||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||11||1||7352||129||1|
|8||Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||25||2||10555||2||4|
|14||Jammu and Kashmir||3128||172||310985||355||4356||2|
Meanwhile, the Union health ministry said on Saturday said the cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 37.57 crore.
Of these, 34,01,696 vaccine doses were administered on Saturday, according to a provisional report at 7 pm.
The ministry said that 15,72,451 vaccine doses were administered as first dose and 1,74,472 vaccine doses given as second dose in the age group 18-44 years on Saturday.
Cumulatively, 11,16,46,378 persons in the age group 18-44 years across the country have received their first dose and 36,93,265 have received their second dose since the start of Phase-3 of the vaccination drive.
Eight states namely Bihar, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh have administered more than 50 lakh first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in the age group 18-44 years.
Also, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Kerala, Odisha, Punjab, Telangana, Uttarakhand and West Bengal have vaccinated more than 10 lakh beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years for the first dose, the ministry said.