On Saturday, May 1, Union Health Ministry released the data of new COVID-19 cases in India, after that India saw another day with highest surge in cases.
Report released by the Union Health Ministry states that in the last 24 hours, India reported 4,01,993 new COVID-19 cases and 2,99,988 patients got discharge, while 3523 people died of this deadly virus. Total active cases in India is now around 32.68 lakhs. The total death toll in India reached to 2,11,853.
India reports 4,01,993 new #COVID19 cases, 3523 deaths and 2,99,988 discharges in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry
Total cases: 1,91,64,969
Total recoveries: 1,56,84,406
Death toll: 2,11,853
Active cases: 32,68,710
Total vaccination: 15,49,89,635 pic.twitter.com/S56SPyLZtq
— ANI (@ANI) May 1, 2021
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) also released a data that shows 28,83,37,385 samples were tested up to April 30, including 19,45,299 samples tested yesterday.
The total vaccination across the country has crossed more than 15.48 Cr mark. The country has administered more than 26 lakh vaccine doses.
The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country stands at 15,48,54,096.
These include 94,10,892 Healthcare Workers (HCWs) who have taken the 1st dose and 62,40,077 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,25,48,925 Frontline Workers (1st dose), 68,11,824 FLWs (2nd dose), 5,26,53,077 for over 45 years old to 60 years old (1st Dose), 37,59,948 for over 45 years old to 60 years old (2nd dose), 5,23,51,313 for above 60 years (1st Dose) and 1,10,78,040 for above 60 years (2nd Dose).
In a significant development, more than 2.45 crore beneficiaries have registered themselves on Co-WIN digital platform (till 930 am today) as the Phase-3 of the vaccination commences from 28th April 2021. While more than 1.37 Crore registered themselves on 28th April 2021, more than 1.04 Crore registered by the end of 29th April 2021.
Government of India has so far provided nearly 16.33 crore vaccine doses (16,33,85,030) to States/UTs Free of Cost (as per data from today at 8 am). Of this, the total consumption including wastages is 15,33,56,503 doses.
More than 1 crore COVID Vaccine doses (1,00,28,527) are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.