Eighteen states and Union Territories, together with Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh, haven’t reported any dying as a result of Covid-19 within the final 24 hours, the Union well being ministry stated on Wednesday.

India’s cumulative recoveries have been displaying a progressive increment each day, the ministry stated.

“Eighteen states/UTs haven’t reported any COVID-19 dying within the final 24 hours. These are Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Puducherry, Himachal Pradesh, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Ladakh, Assam, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman and Diu,” the ministry stated in an announcement.

Almost 9 million vaccine doses have been given to beneficiaries by means of 1,91,373 periods until 8 am on Wednesday, as per the provisional report.

These embrace 61,50,922 healthcare employees (first dose), 2,76,377 healthcare employees (second dose) and 25,71,931 frontline employees (first dose).

A complete of 36 circumstances of hospitalisation and 29 circumstances of deaths have been reported amongst those that have been vaccinated until 4 pm on February 16, the ministry stated.

Out of 36 circumstances of hospitalisation, 22 have been discharged after therapy.

“Two are nonetheless beneath therapy and 12 circumstances (individuals) died. Out of the 29 deaths, 17 are exterior hospital whereas 12 deaths are in hospital,” it stated.

The ministry stated no case of significant or extreme AEFI (antagonistic occasion following immunisation) or dying is attributable to vaccination until date.

The administration of second dose of COVID-19 vaccination began on February 13 for the beneficiaries who had accomplished 28 days after receipt of the primary dose.

As on day 32 (February 16) of the vaccination drive , a complete of two,76,943 doses got throughout 7,001 periods.

“Out of which, 1,60,691 beneficiaries have been vaccinated for the primary dose and 1,16,252 HCWs obtained the second dose of vaccine,” it stated.

“Eight states account for 57.8 per cent of the full vaccine doses administered in India. Uttar Pradesh alone accounts for 10.4 per cent (9,34,962),” it stated.


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