India records 2,023 fresh fatalities, 2,95,041 cases in single day

India records 2,023 fresh fatalities, 2,95,041 cases in single day

Hummingbird News Desk

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, 21 APRIL: The single-day rise in new coronavirus infections inched closer to 3 lakh, pushing India”s total tally of COVID-19 cases to 1,56,16,130, while the death toll increased to 1,82,553 with a record 2,023 daily fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.

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A total of 2,95,041 fresh infections were registered in a span of 24 hours, while the active cases crossed the 21-lakh mark, the data updated at 8 am showed.

Ten States including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka,Kerala,Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Rajasthan report 76.32% of the new cases.

Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 62,097. It is followed by Uttar Pradesh with 29,574 while Delhi reported 28,395 new cases.

In West Bengal:-

Fresh Covid cases in Bengal crossed 10000 a day on Wednesday, with Kolkata and North 24 Parganas registering over 2000 each respectively. An all-time high of 10784 fresh cases and 58 death were recorded in the state today

India’s total Active Caseload has reached 21,57,538. It now comprises 13.82% of the country’s total Positive Cases. A net incline of 1,25,561 cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours.

The five States of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala cumulatively account for 60.86% of India’s total Active Cases.

India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,32,76,039 today. The National Recovery Rate is 85.01%.

1,67,457 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.

The National Mortality Rate has been falling and currently stands at 1.17%.

2,023 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

Ten States account for 82.6% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (519). Delhi follows with 277 daily deaths.

Nine States/UTs have not reported any COVID19 deaths in the last 24 hours. These are D&D & D&N, Meghalaya, Tripura, Sikkim, Mizoram, Lakshadweep, Nagaland, A&N Islands and Arunachal Pradesh.

The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed13 Cr today as part of the world’s largest vaccination drive.

Cumulatively, 13,01,19,310 vaccine doses have been administered through 19,01,413 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. These include 92,01,728 HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 58,17,262 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,15,62,535 FLWs (1stdose), 58,55,821 FLWs (2nddose), 4,73,55,942 1st dose beneficiaries and 53,04,679 2nd dose beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 4,35,25,687 (1st dose) and 14,95,656 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years.

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