Exponential rise in India’s testing- Cumulative tests cross 19Cr

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India vaccinates nearly 10.5 lakh beneficiaries till 6th day of the nationwide COVID19 vaccination drive; more than many other countries

Exponential rise in India’s testing- Cumulative tests cross 19Cr

Posted On: 22 JAN 2021 11:00AM by PIB Delhi

India has crossed a significant landmark in its collective and resolute fight against the global pandemic.

As on 22ndJanuary, 2021, till 7 AM, nearly 10.5 lakh (10,43,534) beneficiaries have received the vaccination under the countrywide COVID19 vaccination exercise.

In the last 24 hours, 2,37,050 people were vaccinated across 4,049 sessions. 18,167 sessions have been conducted so far.

S. No.State/UTBeneficiaries vaccinated
1A & N Islands1,032
2Andhra Pradesh1,15,365
3Arunachal Pradesh4,682
4Assam10,676
5Bihar63,541
6Chandigarh753
7Chhattisgarh22,171
8Dadra & Nagar Haveli184
9Daman & Diu94
10Delhi18,844
11Goa426
12Gujarat34,865
13Haryana45,893
14Himachal Pradesh5,790
15Jammu & Kashmir6,847
16Jharkhand11,641
17Karnataka1,38,807
18Kerala35,173
19Ladakh240
20Lakshadweep369
21Madhya Pradesh38,278
22Maharashtra52,393
23Manipur1,454
24Meghalaya1,785
25Mizoram2,537
26Nagaland3,187
27Odisha1,13,623
28Puducherry759
29Punjab12,532
30Rajasthan32,379
31Sikkim773
32Tamil Nadu42,947
33Telangana97,087
34Tripura9,272
35Uttar Pradesh22,644
36Uttarakhand8,206
37West Bengal53,988
38Miscellaneous32,297
Total10,43,534

On the testing front too, India continues to register growing numbers. The expansion in testing infrastructure has given a boost in India’s fight against the global pandemic. The cumulative testing has crossed 19 Cr.

8,00,242 samples were tested in the last 24 hours which has increased India’s total cumulative tests to 19,01,48,024.

Comprehensive and widespread testing on a sustained basis has resulted in bringing down the positivity rate. The cumulative Positivity Rate stands at 5.59% as of today. 

Steadily following the trend set over the past weeks, India’s active caseload has fallen to 1.78% of the total active cases. India’s Active Caseload presently stands at 1,88,688.

18,002 new recoveries were registered during the past 24 hours. This has led to a net decline of 3,620 cases from the total Active Caseload in the last 24 hours.

The total recovered cases are 10,283,708 today pushing the growing gap between the recovered and the active cases to 1,00,95,020 ( 54.5 times)The Recovery Rate has improved to 96.78%.

84.70% of the new recovered cases are contributed by ten States/UTs.

Kerala saw 6,229 persons recovering from COVID. Maharashtra and Karnataka reported 3,980 and 815 new recoveries, respectively.

14,545 new positive cases were registered in the last 24 hours.

Eight States/UTs have contributed 84.14% of the new cases.

Kerala reported 6,334 cases in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra recorded 2,886 new cases while Karnataka registered 674 daily cases yesterday.

82.82%of the 163 case fatalities that have been reported in the past 24 hours are from Nine States/UTs.

Maharashtra has reported the maximum new daily deaths with 52 deaths. Kerala also saw a fatality count of 21.

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