Maharashtra Records 3,663 Fresh Coronavirus Cases; CM Thackeray Says Follow Norms Or Face Lockdown
The caseload in the state reached 20,71,306 while death toll rose to 51,591, said a health official.
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Coronavirus in India Updates | More than 1.3L vaccine doses given till 6 pm today; 56,048 Health Care Workers (HCWs) received second dose of vaccine today.
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More than 88.5 lakh #COVID19 vaccine doses administered.
More than 1.3L vaccine doses given till 6 pm today; 56,048 HCWs received second dose of vaccine today.#LargestVaccinationDrive #StaySafe
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Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | In Maharashtra, there are 3,663 new COVID19 cases and 2,700 recoveries reported in the state today. Total of 19,81,408 patients are cured & discharged. Total active patients are 37,125. The patient recovery rate in the state is 95.66%, according to its health minister Rajesh Tope.
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Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Over 88.5 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India so far
The COVID-19 vaccination coverage to healthcare and frontline workers crossed 88.5 lakhs doses .
"88,57,341 vaccine doses were administered through 1,90,665 sessions, as per the provisional report till 6 pm today," the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a statement.
This includes 61,29,745 healthcare workers who have taken the 1st dose and 2,16,339 healthcare workers who have taken the 2nd dose, along with 25,11,257 frontline workers (1st dose). While the countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on 16th Jan 2021, vaccination of the frontline workers started from February 2, 2021.
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Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | National Recovery Rate now at 97.32%, amongst highest in the world, Dr Harsh Vardhan said
#LargestVaccineDrive— Dr Harsh Vardhan (@drharshvardhan) February 16, 2021
🔷 More than 85 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated against #COVID19
🔶 1,60,291 beneficiaries administered 2nd dose of vaccine
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