India reported more than 1,03,558 cases new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, informed the Union Health Ministry on Monday. With this, India entered the list of countries, along with the US, to report more than 1 lakh cases in a day.
With these additional cases, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country has reached 1,25,89,067. The death toll increased to 1,65,101 with 478 daily new fatalities.
There are 7,41,830 active cases in the nation as of now and 52,847 people were discharged after recovery on Sunday (April 4).
Eight States including Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab have shown a steep rise in the COVID daily new cases.
Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 57,074 (55.11%). It is followed by Chhattisgarh with 5,250 while Karnataka reported 4,553 new cases.
On the other hand, the cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 7.9 Cr mark today (April 5), 7,91,05,163 vaccine doses have been administered through 12,31,148 sessions.
As on Day-79 of the vaccination drive (April 4, 2021), 16,38,464 vaccine doses were given. Out of which, 15,40,676 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 21,508 sessions for 1st dose and 97,788 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine.