No new Covid-19 cases in the community, one at the border

India has been exporting or donating vaccines to 71 countries including Africa and Iran

Close to 30 million vaccine doses have been administered since the beginning of the drive on January 16 with around 1.5 million of those given between Saturday and Sunday morning, according to the latest figures from the Ministry of Health.

Phase 1 includes people 65 and over, people with intellectual or mental disabilities, group housing residents, first responders, health-care workers, school staff, clergy and other essential workers.

Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, and Gujarat are the five states which have recorded the highest number of cases in the last 24 hours.

As the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination drive is underway in the country, India has almost administered three crore cumulative vaccination doses with a total of 2,97,38,409 through 5,10,400 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am on Sunday.

India's COVID-19 deaths rose by 140 to 158,446, compared to an average of about 100 since early February.

While the fourteen States/UTs have not reported any COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours.

Maharashtra state, yet again the nation's epicentre of fresh cases, has imposed fresh lockdowns in several districts.

As many as 20 States/UTs have less than 1,000 Active Cases.

India is the third-most affected country globally with 11.36 million cases, behind the United States and Brazil.

According to an official release, a total of 2,91,92,547 vaccine doses were administered in the country, as per the provisional report till 7 pm on Saturday. The country's cumulative recoveries stand at 1,09,89,897 today with the national recovery rate standing at 96.75 per cent.



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