In charts | India’s COVID-19 case count, state-wise trends, vaccination data, and other key details
India reported 18,870 COVID-19 new cases, according to the September 29 update. Active infections down at 2.82 lakh mark; Over 54 lakh vaccine doses administered on Tuesday, with more than 87.66 crore doses administered till date.
September 29, 2021 / 11:02 AM IST
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India’s COVID-19 case tally is above 3.37 crore with 18,870 new cases reported, as per the health ministry’s September 29 update. New cases below 20,000 for second straight day and active cases report a fall for the third day in a row.
India has 2,82,520 active cases, down by 9,686 cases in 24 hours, as per the September 29 update. Kerala and Maharashtra account for 67 percent of active cases in the country.
As many as 378 new deaths were reported in the last 24 hours with 28,178 new recoveries in the same period, the latest release showed.
More than 87.66 crore vaccinations have been administered across India, according to the September 29 update, with 54,13,332 new vaccination doses administered on Tuesday.
Of the total vaccinations administered to date, 73 percent are recipients of their first dose while 27 percent have received the second dose. Among states, Uttar Pradesh administered the most (cumulative) vaccine doses at 10.52 crore, followed by Maharashtra at 8.01 crore and Madhya Pradesh at 6.26 crore.
Globally, more than 23.35 crore COVID-19 cases have been recorded to date with over 47.78 lakh deaths. Active cases across the world at 1.83 crore as on date, with the US accounting for the most (53.4 percent); India (1.5 percent).