- India continues to follow trajectory of Steady Decline in Active Cases
- No new fatality in 17 States/UTs; No new cases in 6 States/UTs in the last 24 hours
- More than 87 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated against COVID-19
New Delhi, February 16, 2021 :
The Active Cases in the country are showing a consistent decline. India’s total Active Caseload has dropped to 1.36 lakh (1,36,872) today.
The present active caseload now consists of just 1.25% of India’s total Positive Cases.
More than 1.06 Cr (1,06,33,025) people have recovered so far. 11,805 patients have recovered and got discharged in the last 24 hours. India’s Recovery Rate of 97.32% is amongst the highest in the world. The difference between the recovered and active cases has further increased to 1,04,96,153 today.
In another positive development, 31 States/UTs have reported Recovery Rate more than the national average. Daman & Diu & Dadra & Nagar Haveli have a recovery rate of 99.88%.
Seventeen States/UTs reported no deaths in the last 24 hours. These are Lakshadweep, Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Chandigarh, J&K (UT), Meghalaya, Ladakh (UT), Manipur, Haryana, A&N Islands, Rajasthan, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh and D&D & D&N.
Also, 6 States/UTs have reported no new cases in the last 24 hours. These are Sikkim, Meghalaya, A&N Islands, Nagaland, Tripura and D&D & D&N.
As on 16th February, 2021, till 8:00 AM, the cumulative number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID19 in the country has surpassed 87 lakhs. The countrywide vaccination drive was launched by the Hon. Prime Minister on 16th Jan 2021.
87,20,822 beneficiaries have been vaccinated through 1,84,303 sessions, as per the provisional report till 8 am today. These include 61,07,120 HCWs (1st dose), 1,60,291 HCWs (2nd dose) and 24,53,411 FLWs (1st dose).
|1st Dose||2nd Dose||Total Doses|
|1||A & N Islands||3,847||182||4,029|
|8||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||3,061||45||3,106|
|9||Daman & Diu||1,258||30||1,288|
|15||Jammu & Kashmir||1,45,600||1,849||1,47,449|
As on Day-31 of the vaccination drive (15th February, 2021), a total of 4,35,527 beneficiaries were administered the vaccine. Out of which, 2,99,797 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 10,574 sessions for the first dose and 1,35,730 HCWs received the second dose of vaccine.
9,121 new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours.
80.54% of the new cases are from 5 States.
Maharashtra reported the highest daily new cases at 3,365. It is followed by Kerala with 2,884, while Tamil Nadu reported 455 new cases.
81 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.
Five States account for 70.37% of the new deaths.
Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (23). Kerala follows with 13 daily deaths and Punjab has reported 10 new deaths.