The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16, 2021. The vaccination of the frontline workers started on February 2.
The government of India has constituted the INSACOG (Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium) comprising 10 labs (NIBMG Kolkata, ILS Bhubaneswar, NIV Pune, CCS Pune, CCMB Hyderabad, CDFD Hyderabad, InSTEM Bengaluru, NIMHANS Bengaluru, IGIB Delhi, NCDC Delhi) for genome sequencing.
Vaccination cannot just be a State's or the Centre's responsibility, it has to be people’s participation, said Union Health Ministry Secretary
The overall cases reached 91,77,841including 4,38,667 active cases and 86,04,955 recoveries. With 480 new deaths, the death toll mounted to 1,34,218.
The overall cases reached 91,39,866 including 4,43,486 active cases and 85,62,641 recoveries. With 511 new deaths, the death toll mounted to 1,33,738.
Total active cases at 4,40,962 Total discharged cases at 85,21,617 with 43,493 new discharges in last 24 hrs.
The total figure includes 4,39,747 active cases and 84,78,124 recoveries. The death toll due to the virus currently stands at 1,32,726, with 564 reported in the last 24 hours.
The total number of active cases stands at 4,80,719 after a decrease of 3,828 in the last 24 hours. Total discharged cases stand at 81,63,572 with 47,992 new discharges in the last 24 hours.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state by the virus with 1,25,971 active COVID-19 cases, 15,03,050 recoveries and 43,837 deaths.
India scales another peak with Recovery Rate leaping past 85%, Recovered Cases exceed Active Cases by more than 48 lakhs, 18 States/UTs report Recovery Rate more than National Average