India reported 3,29,942 new Covid19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2,29,92,517 since the pandemic began in January 2020. India has announced a decrease in new Covid19 cases for the second day in a row. The death toll increased by 3,876 people to 2,49,992.
So far, 37,15,221 Covid-19 patients have been treated in the world, with 1,90,27,304 surviving the infection. India administered 17,27,10,066 Covid-19 vaccine doses before 8 a.m. on Monday, may 11th, a total of 25,03,756 shots were administered.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a statement that it has given free vaccine doses to states and union territories totaling 18,00,03,160. The ministry clarified that the states and union territories still had 90,31,691 doses available. Several states have reported shortages of vaccine shots to inoculate their citizens, prompting the announcement.
According to PTI, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Monday that the Centre only approved 3.5 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccine for the national capital in May, despite the fact that the Aam Aadmi Party government had placed orders with manufacturers for 1.34 crore shots.
Satyendar Jain, the Delhi Health Minister, also cautioned that the city’s vaccine stocks were dangerously limited. Infections of Covid-19 have decreased in the region, although there have been reports of low testing. On Monday, the National Capital saw 12,651 coronavirus cases and 319 deaths in a single day. There are a total of 13,36,218 cases and 19,663 deaths in the National Capital. The percentage of people who are happy has dropped to 19.1%, the lowest level since April 16. The number of tests performed, on the other hand, has been decreasing.
Since March, Maharashtra and Mumbai have had their lowest single-day case counts. There were 1,794 new cases registered in Mumbai on Monday, the lowest number in a single day since March 16, and 74 deaths. There have been 6,78,269 cases and 13,891 deaths in the area. Maharashtra recorded 37,236 new cases and 549 deaths, bringing the total number of cases and deaths to 51,38,973 and 76,398 respectively.
According to The New York Times, the US Food and Drug Administration has authorised the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for children aged 12 to 15. In any case they will, just be inoculated once the antibody for their age bunch has been endorsed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
According to Johns Hopkins University, the coronavirus has infected 15.86 crore people worldwide and killed over 32.99 lakh people since the outbreak in December 2019. The virus has been eradicated in 9.46 crore people.