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India’s active caseload declines for the second consecutive day – Express Healthcare

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A net decline of 11,122 cases is recorded in the active caseload in the last 24 hours

India’s total active caseload has dipped to 37,04,099 and 4,205 deaths were reported and 3,55,338 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said today.

A net decline of 11,122 cases is recorded in the active caseload in the last 24 hours, it added.

It also said that a total of 9,200 oxygen concentrators; 5,243 oxygen cylinders; 19 oxygen-generation plants; 5,913 ventilators/Bi PAP and 3.44 lakh remdesivir vials have been received as part of global aid to India and have been delivered/dispatched to states and UTs to strengthen and supplement their COVID response, so far.

On the other hand, the cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 17.52 crores today as the phase-3 of the nationwide vaccination drive expands further.

A total of 17,52,35,99 lakh vaccine doses have been administered through 25,47,534 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. These include 95,82,449 Health Care Workers (HCWs) who have taken the first dose and 65,39,376 HCWs who have taken the second dose; 1,41,49,634 Front Line Workers (FLWs) (first dose); 79,52,537 FLWs (second dose); 30,44,463 beneficiaries under 18-45 age group (first dose); 5,58,83,416 (first dose) and 78,36,168 (second dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years; 5,39,59,772 first-dose beneficiaries and 1,62,88,176 second-dose beneficiaries of more than 60 years old.

It said that 4,79,282 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine in the last 24 hours and cumulatively 30,44,463 across 30 states and UTs since the beginning of phase-3 of the vaccination drive.

As on the 116th day of the vaccination drive (11th May, 2021), 24,46,674 vaccine doses were given across 18,543 sessions; 10,92,452 beneficiaries were vaccinated for the first dose and 13,54,222 beneficiaries received their second dose of the vaccine.

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