The number of people currently receiving treatment for corona infection in the country is reported to be 1,68,358.
This is 1.51 per cent of the total population of the country. In these 24 hours, 12,286 new infections have occurred in the country. Of the current cases, 80.33 per cent were reported in five states – Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Punjab.
As of 7 a.m. today, 1,48,54,136 beneficiaries across the country have been vaccinated against Govt. Of the 67,04,613 health workers (first dose), 25,97,799 health workers (second dose), 53,44,453 front-runners (first dose), 24,279 people over 45 years of age (first dose) with other physical ailments, 1,82,992 over 60 years of age Beneficiaries have also been vaccinated.
The number of healers in the country has increased to 1,07,98,921. In the last 24 hours, 12,464 people (97.07%) have recovered and returned home.
The highest number of new infections in the last 24 hours was 6,397 in Maharashtra, 1,938 in Kerala and 633 in Punjab.
There have been 91 fatalities in the last 24 hours.