New Delhi, FEB 27 2021|| PIB

Government today said that six states have recorded an upsurge in active cases of Covid19. These states are KeralaMaharashtraPunjabKarnatakaTamil Nadu and Gujarat. Union Health Ministry said, Maharashtra continues to report the highest daily new cases at eight thousand 333

India’s total Active Caseload has reached 1,59,590 today. India’s present active caseload now stands at 1.44% of India’s total Positive Cases.

6 States – Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat- have shown a surge in new cases in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra continues to report the highest daily new cases at 8,333. It is followed by Kerala with 3,671 while Punjab reported 622 new cases.

16,488 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours. 85.75% of the new cases are from 6 States and UTs.

Eight states are displaying an upward trajectory in daily new cases.

In the last two weeks, Kerala has shown the maximum decline in the number of active cases, from 63,847 on 14th February to 51,679 today, while Maharashtra has shown the highest rise in active cases in the same period, from 34,449 on 14th of February to 68,810 currently.

Cabinet Secretary will chair a high level review meeting today with the States/UTs exhibiting a surge in cases including Telangana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, MP, Gujarat, Punjab, J&K and West Bengal.

A total of 1,42,42,547 vaccine doses have been administered through 2,92,312 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. These include 66,68,974 HCWs (1st dose), 24,53,878 HCWs (2nd dose) and 51,19,695 FLWs (1st dose).

The 2nd dose of COVID19 vaccination started on 13th February, 2021 for those beneficiaries who have completed 28 days after receipt of the 1st dose. Vaccination of the FLWs started on 2nd Feb 2021.

S.No. State/UTBeneficiaries vaccinated
1st Dose2nd DoseTotal Doses
1A & N Islands6,1342,4228,556
2Andhra Pradesh5,29,6071,39,3376,68,944
3Arunachal Pradesh25,3796,74132,120
8Dadra & Nagar Haveli5,3524325,784
9Daman & Diu2,3712872,658
14Himachal Pradesh1,01,50420,9241,22,428
15Jammu & Kashmir2,40,81716,2552,57,072
21Madhya Pradesh6,50,6841,60,6328,11,316
32Tamil Nadu3,88,89656,4324,45,328
35Uttar Pradesh11,70,9253,10,05814,80,983
37West Bengal9,61,4161,44,76511,06,181

As on Day-42 of the vaccination drive (27th February, 2021), total 7,64,904 vaccine doses were given. Out of which, 3,49,020 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 13,397 sessions for 1st dose (HCWs and FLWs) and 4,20,884 HCWs received 2nd dose of vaccine.

Eight States account for 62.75% of the cumulative second dose vaccinations in India. Uttar Pradesh alone accounts for 12.64% (3,10,058) of the total second dose vaccinations in India.

9 States/UTs have administered the first vaccine dose to less than 60% of the registered healthcare workers. These are Arunachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Telangana, Ladakh, Chandigarh, Nagaland, Punjab and Puducherry.

12 States/UTs have reported vaccination coverage of more than 65% of the Frontline Workers. These are Ladakh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha, Tripura, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Lakshadweep, Rajasthan, Kerala and Dadra & Nagar Haveli.

12 States/UTs have reported vaccination coverage of less than 40% of the Frontline Workers. These are Puducherry, A&N Islands, Meghalaya, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Telangana, Punjab, Nagaland, Goa and Mizoram.

A total of 1.07 Cr (1,07,63,451) people has recovered so far. 12,771 patients have recovered and got discharged in the last 24 hours. India’s Recovery Rate at 97.17% is amongst the highest in the world.

84.79% of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 6 States/UTs.

Maharashtra has reported the maximum number of single day recoveries with 4,936 newly recovered cases. 4,142 people recovered in Kerala in the past 24 hours followed by 642 in Karnataka.

113 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

Six States/UTs account for 82.3%of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (48). Punjab follows with 15 daily deaths and Kerala reported 14 deaths in the last 24 hours.

Seventeen states/UTs have not reported any COVID19 deaths in the last 24 hours. These are Gujarat, Odisha, Chandigarh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Puducherry, Manipur, Mizoram, Lakshadweep, Ladakh (UT), Sikkim, D&D & D&N, A&N Islands, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh.

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