Highlights
  • 771 variants of concern (VOCs) have been detected in 18 states: Centre
  • Maharashtra and Punjab are worst affected states: Mr. Bhushan
  • Over 5.08 crore vaccine doses have been administered s far: Mr. Bhushan

New Delhi: Individuals aged 45 and above account for about 88 per cent of all COVID-19 deaths in India making them probably the most susceptible part, the Union Well being Ministry mentioned on Wednesday (March 24), a day after the federal government opened up vaccinations for all these within the age bracket from April 1. Addressing a press convention, Union Well being Secretary Rajesh Bhushan mentioned the case fatality price within the age group is 2.85 per cent as towards an general nationwide common of 1.37 per cent. “About 88 per cent of all COVID-19 deaths within the nation are going down within the age group of 45 years and above, making them probably the most susceptible group that must be protected,” he mentioned, including that that is the explanation behind permitting their vaccination from April 1.

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Talking concerning the new SARS-CoV-2 variants, Nationwide Centre for Illness Management Director S Ok Singh mentioned 771 variants of concern (VOCs) have been detected in 18 states and union territories, which embrace 736 samples that had been optimistic for viruses of the UK (B.1.1.7) lineage.

Until now, no linkage has been established to point out that the surge being witnessed in some states is straight due to solely virus mutants. There are numerous causes behind a surge. States having a bigger pool of vulnerable inhabitants are susceptible to witness rise in circumstances. Every time the vulnerable inhabitants will decrease their guard and never comply with COVID-19-appropriate behaviour, they’ll get the an infection, be it the traditional virus or the mutants, he mentioned.

There are solely three variants of concern, detected within the UK, South Africa and Brazil. Along with these, another variants of curiosity have additionally been present in some states, together with Maharashtra and Delhi, which should be additional analysed and investigated, he added. Mr. Bhushan mentioned there are roughly three per cent lively circumstances of COVID-19 and these lively circumstances are concentrated primarily in 10 districts — 9 in Maharashtra and one in Karnataka. These districts are Pune, Nagpur, Mumbai, Thane, Nashik, Aurangabad, Nanded, Jalgaon, Akola, and Bengaluru City.

Two states are of grave concern which confirmed current surge in circumstances. First is Maharashtra which reported over 28,000 circumstances. The highest 5 districts are Pune, Nagpur, Mumbai, Thane and Nashik, he mentioned.

Mr. Bhushan mentioned Punjab is one other state of grave concern as a result of, contemplating its inhabitants, a really excessive variety of circumstances are being reported there. Jalandhar, SAS Nagar, Ludhiana, Patiala and Hoshiarpur in Punjab are reporting excessive variety of circumstances, he mentioned.

We had a gathering with well being officers of Maharashtra and Punjab to speak about refinement of their technique to deal with the surge, he mentioned.

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Mr. Bhushan mentioned there are a number of different states too that are a matter of significant concern. These are Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Karnatak, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh and Chandigarh which have recorded a surge in COVID-19 circumstances. In Gujarat, about 1,700 circumstances are being reported on a regular basis, whereas about 1,500 circumstances are being reported in Madhya Pradesh every day. Surat, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot and Bhavnagar in Gujarat are recording excessive variety of circumstances, whereas Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Ujjain and Betul in Madhya Pradesh are witnessing a surge in infections.

Karnataka and Tamil Nadu have additionally recorded current surges. Karnataka is reporting about 2,000 circumstances per day, whereas Tamil Nadu is recording about 1,400 new every day circumstances. On vaccination, Bhushan mentioned 5,08,41,286 coronavirus vaccine doses had been administered until 10 am Wednesday, which embrace 2,64,52,366 doses given to these aged above 60 and people aged 45-60 years with comorbidities. He mentioned 20 states and union territories, together with Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgath, Rajasthan and Bihar, have administered the primary dose of COVID-19 vaccine to greater than 92 per cent of healthcare employees, and 14 states and UTs have given the second dose to greater than 85 per cent of eligible healthcare employees.

Mr. Bhushan mentioned Telangana, Chandigarh, Nagaland and Punjab have low vaccination protection of healthcare employees.

These states have been requested to comply with go well with of different states which have excessive vaccination protection, he mentioned.

Mr. Bhushan mentioned Telangana, Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram and Chandigarh have low vaccination protection of frontline employees. The federal government had introduced on Tuesday that from April 1, all individuals above 45 years of age shall be eligible to get COVID-19 vaccines. The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare employees getting inoculated and vaccination of the frontline employees began from February 2.

The following part of COVID-19 vaccination commenced on March 1 for many who are over 60 years of age and for individuals aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid situations. On the advice to offer the second dose of Covishield after a niche of 4-8 weeks from the primary dose, Mr. Bhushan mentioned the safety towards the virus is enhanced if the second dose is run between six and eight weeks, however not later than the stipulated interval of eight weeks. He additional mentioned the revised time hole between two doses is relevant solely to Covishield, and to not Covaxin.

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World

12,41,91,103Circumstances

5,10,16,943Energetic

7,04,40,251Recovered

27,33,909Deaths

Coronavirus has unfold to 192 nations. The full confirmed circumstances worldwide are 12,41,91,103 and 27,33,909 have died; 5,10,16,943 are lively circumstances and 7,04,40,251 have recovered as on March 24, 2021 at 3:53 am.

India

1,17,34,058 47262Circumstances

3,68,457 23080Energetic

1,12,05,160 23907Recovered

1,60,441 275Deaths

In India, there are 1,17,34,058 confirmed circumstances together with 1,60,441 deaths. The variety of lively circumstances is 3,68,457 and 1,12,05,160 have recovered as on March 24, 2021 at 2:30 am.

State & District Particulars

State Circumstances Energetic Recovered Deaths
Maharashtra

DistrictCircumstances

Mumbai45,478

Thane13,660

Pune9,920

Mumbai Suburban5,363

Aurangabad1,974

Nashik1,575

Raigad1,462

Palghar1,421

Solapur1,291

Jalgaon1,039

Akola757

Nagpur692

Kolhapur646

Satara629

Ratnagiri350

Amravati291

Dhule228

Hingoli208

Jalna201

Ahmednagar190

Nanded176

Yavatmal150

Sangli145

Latur139

Osmanabad125

Sindhudurg114

Buldhana88

Parbhani78

gondia69

Beed54

Nandurbar42

Gadchiroli42

Bhandara41

Chandrapur32

Washim13

Wardha11

25,33,026 28,699

2,31,942 15,402

22,47,495 13,165

53,589 132

Kerala

DistrictCircumstances

Kannur357

Kasaragod333

Palakkad224

Malappuram119

Kollam118

Thrissur106

Thiruvananthapuram104

Pathanamthitta98

Kozhikode90

Alappuzha76

Kottayam73

Ernakulam60

Idukki40

Wayanad36

11,07,452 1,985

24,192 197

10,78,743 2,172

4,517 10

Karnataka

DistrictCircumstances

Udupi1,176

Kalaburagi669

Yadgir538

Bengaluru City529

Raichur369

Mandya346

Belagavi337

Bidar219

Hassan205

Davangere204

Vijayapura201

Dakshina Kannada179

Chikkaballapura149

Mysuru107

Bagalkote103

Uttara Kannada95

Shivamogga67

Dharwad61

Ballari60

Gadag45

Bengaluru Rural40

Tumakuru36

Kolar29

Haveri24

Chikkamagaluru19

Chitradurga14

Koppal5

Kodagu4

Ramanagara3

Chamarajanagara0

9,73,657 2,010

15,614 1,328

9,45,594 677

12,449 5

Andhra Pradesh

DistrictCircumstances

Kurnool795

Krishna557

Guntur511

Anantapur428

East Godavari356

Chittoor319

Sri Potti Sriramulu Nell*296

Y.S.R.205

West Godavari199

Srikakulam183

Prakasam104

Visakhapatnam103

Vizianagaram23

8,94,536 492

2,616 234

8,84,727 256

7,193 2

Tamil Nadu

DistrictCircumstances

Chennai23,324

Chengalpattu1,314

Thiruvallur774

Villupuram509

Kanchipuram503

Tiruvannamalai496

Cuddalore477

Ariyalur444

Tirunelveli433

Tuticorin333

Kallakurichi324

Madurai322

Salem258

Coimbatore188

Virudhunagar185

Dindigul175

Perambalur133

Ranipet133

Thanjavur130

Theni129

Tiruchirappalli119

Ramanathapuram119

Tiruppur116

Kanniyakumari110

Tenkasi103

Nagapattinam99

Karur88

Namakkal83

Erode75

Vellore71

Thiruvarur67

Pudukkottai53

Sivaganga46

Tirupathur45

Krishnagiri43

The Nilgiris17

Dharmapuri15

8,69,804 1,437

9,145 526

8,48,041 902

12,618 9

Delhi

DistrictCircumstances

North West5,463

Central4,817

West4,768

New Delhi3,405

North3,059

East2,472

South East2,446

South West2,391

South2,329

North East1,914

Shahdara1,580

6,49,973 1,101

4,411 477

6,34,595 620

10,967 4

Uttar Pradesh

DistrictCircumstances

Gautam Buddha Nagar1,119

Agra933

Ghaziabad794

Meerut504

Lucknow386

Saharanpur298

Kanpur Nagar286

Moradabad252

Varanasi243

Hapur225

Aligarh215

Basti214

Amethi206

Rampur203

Jaunpur194

Firozabad190

Barabanki168

Gorakhpur166

Bulandshahr166

Siddharth Nagar159

Ghazipur159

Bijnor157

Deoria143

Azamgarh138

Sant Kabeer Nagar132

Mathura129

Ayodhya120

Muzaffarnagar117

Sambhal116

Sultanpur97

Ambedkar Nagar92

Maharajganj85

Amroha80

Rae Bareli78

Bahraich73

Kheri72

Kannauj69

Baghpat68

Kushi Nagar67

Bhadohi60

Ballia60

Gonda59

Etah52

Hardoi49

Balrampur49

Mau48

Mainpuri46

Etawah46

Hathras43

Unnao42

Jalaun41

Jhansi41

Shamli40

Chandauli38

Auraiya37

Farrukhabad36

Sitapur32

Prayagraj30

Banda27

Shahjahanpur25

Shravasti23

Budaun23

Mirzapur22

Bareilly17

Kasganj16

Pratapgarh15

Pilibhit15

Sonbhadra10

Kaushambi6

Kanpur Dehat4

Chitrakoot4

Lalitpur3

Hamirpur3

Mahoba3

Fatehpur3

6,08,709 633

3,844 448

5,96,101 181

8,764 4

West Bengal

DistrictCircumstances

Kolkata2,777

Howrah1,435

24 Paraganas North1,031

Hooghly604

24 Paraganas South281

Maldah235

Dinajpur Uttar216

Coochbehar210

Birbhum206

Medinipur West159

Medinipur East153

Nadia139

Purba Bardhaman130

Murshidabad125

Bankura116

Darjeeling97

Jalpaiguri88

Paschim Bardhaman70

Purulia66

Dinajpur Dakshin50

Alipurduar39

Kalimpong18

Jhargram9

5,81,403 404

3,656 82

5,67,437 320

10,310 2

Odisha

DistrictCircumstances

Ganjam581

Jajapur322

Khordha238

Baleshwar190

Kendrapara164

Cuttack155

Bhadrak137

Balangir129

Puri103

Sundargarh102

Jagatsinghapur91

Nayagarh86

Mayurbhanj73

Nuapada69

Gajapati61

Dhenkanal36

Boudh34

Kendujhar34

Deogarh33

Kalahandi33

Sonepur29

Kandhamal28

Anugul26

Malkangiri20

Bargarh16

Koraput16

Sambalpur16

Jharsuguda8

Nabarangpur2

Rayagada2

3,39,076 113

891 53

3,36,266 60

1,919

Chhattisgarh

DistrictCircumstances

Bilaspur100

Korba100

Mungeli87

Baloda Bazar85

Jashpur77

Janjgir-Champa56

Mahasamund54

Rajnandgaon52

Kabirdham52

Raigarh47

Raipur46

Balod41

Korea39

Durg31

Bemetara21

Kanker19

Balrampur17

Surguja14

Gariyaband10

Surajpur9

Dhamtari6

Bijapur2

Bastar2

Dantewada0

Kondagaon0

Narayanpur0

Sukma0

3,27,588 1,910

10,491 1,286

3,13,115 604

3,982 20

Rajasthan

DistrictCircumstances

Jaipur2,177

Jodhpur1,748

Udaipur724

Bharatpur563

Kota503

Nagaur500

Ajmer379

Dungarpur374

Pali352

Jhalawar329

Bhilwara250

Sikar231

Chittorgarh188

Tonk171

Jalore164

Rajsamand140

Sirohi130

Bikaner112

Banswara91

Alwar90

Churu81

Jhunjhunu64

Dausa61

Dholpur60

Baran59

Jaisalmer53

Barmer34

Hanumangarh31

SawaiMadhopur26

Karauli17

Pratapgarh14

Ganganagar8

Bundi5

3,26,506 480

4,262 256

3,19,437 220

2,807 4

Telangana

DistrictCircumstances

Hyderabad2,475

Ranga Reddy183

Suryapet87

Jagitial77

Nizamabad76

MedchalMalkajgiri75

Mancherial43

YadadriBhuvanagiri40

Jogulamba Gadwal40

Vikarabad40

Nalgonda33

Warangal City32

Mahabubnagar30

Sangareddy26

Khammam26

Adilabad22

Nirmal21

Karimnagar17

RajannaSircilla16

Medak11

Kamareddy11

Mahabubabad10

Jayashankar Bhupalapally9

Nagarkurnool8

Kumuram Bheem Asifabad8

Jangoan8

Siddipet7

Peddapalli5

Bhadradri Kothagudem5

Warangal Rural4

Mulugu3

Narayanpet3

Wanaparthy1

3,04,298 431

3,352 201

2,99,270 228

1,676 2

Gujarat

DistrictCircumstances

Ahmadabad17,125

Surat2,311

Vadodara1,555

Gandhinagar410

Mahesana159

Banas Kantha147

Bhavnagar146

Rajkot135

Arvalli134

Mahisagar125

Anand107

PanchMahals107

Patan105

SabarKantha101

Kachchh99

Kheda98

Jamnagar63

Bharuch56

Botad55

Surendranagar55

Valsad47

GirSomnath45

Dohad43

Chhotaudepur37

Naysari35

Junagadh31

Narmada25

DevbhumiDwarka22

Amreli16

Porbandar11

Tapi6

Dang5

Morbi4

2,90,379 1,730

8,318 471

2,77,603 1,255

4,458 4

Haryana

DistrictCircumstances

Gurugram2,950

Faridabad867

Sonipat404

Rohtak145

Palwal120

Jhajjar114

Karnal104

Hisar98

Ambala93

Panipat78

Nuh68

Bhiwani60

Rewari56

Kurukshetra55

Sirsa50

Kaithal48

Mahendragarh47

CharkiDadri43

Panchkula39

Fatehabad38

Jind38

Yamunanagar19

2,81,588 895

6,149 451

2,72,335 441

3,104 3

Madhya Pradesh

DistrictCircumstances

Indore3,839

Bhopal1,880

Ujjain799

Burhanpur351

Neemuch319

Jabalpur276

East Nimar266

Sagar228

Gwalior211

Khargone196

Dewas140

Dhar132

Mandsaur112

Morena109

Bhind87

Raisen71

Barwani60

Ratlam51

Rewa39

Shajapur39

Hoshangabad37

Vidisha37

Chhatarpur35

Betul35

Rajgarh31

Dindori29

Sheopur26

Damoh26

Satna24

Anuppur22

Panna20

Tikamgarh18

Sidhi17

Narsinghpur17

Chhindwara16

Agar Malwa15

Mandla15

Shivpuri15

Jhabua14

Shandol14

Singrauli13

Ashoknagar13

Datia12

Sehore12

Umaria10

Balaghat9

Guna8

Harda4

Alirajpur3

Katni3

Seoni2

Niwari0

2,78,577 1,502

9,292 700

2,65,373 798

3,912 4

Bihar

DistrictCircumstances

Patna279

Bhagalpur266

Rohtas256

Khagaria253

Begusarai243

Madhubani199

Munger188

Jehanabad178

Katihar175

Darbhanga143

Samastipur139

Siwan139

PurbiChamparan138

Purnia135

Banka134

Buxar134

Nalanda123

Gopalganj123

Nawada122

Sheikhpura118

Gaya115

Kaimur (bhabua)105

Bhojpur103

Saran101

Muzaffarpur96

Saharsa88

Supaul87

Vaishali87

Madhepura82

Kishanganj75

Aurangabad75

Sitamarhi73

Lakhisarai72

Araria68

Pashchim Champaran57

Arwal52

Jamui47

Sheohar20

2,63,770 111

624 63

2,61,583 46

1,563 2

Assam

DistrictCircumstances

Kamrup Metro276

Golaghat203

Nagaon143

Hojai89

Dima Hasao86

Karimganj85

Tinsukia84

Cachar80

Dibrugarh61

Hailakandi57

Lakhimpur57

Marigaon50

Dhemaji47

Kamrup42

Kokrajhar37

Dhubri30

Charaideo29

Barpeta28

Udalguri28

Sonitpur27

Jorhat24

Nalbari23

Darrang20

Sivasagar20

Goalpara19

Biswanath16

Baksa14

KarbiAnglong13

Bongaigaon12

Chirang6

West KarbiAnglong5

South SalmaraMancachar4

Majuli2

2,18,058 52

1,694 24

2,15,262 27

1,102 1

Punjab

DistrictCircumstances

Amritsar485

Jalandhar297

Ludhiana293

Tarn Taran163

Gurdaspur154

Hoshiarpur140

S.A.S Nagar137

Patiala132

Sangrur107

Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar (Nawanshahr)99

Pathankot86

Rupnagar (Ropar)74

Faridkot74

Sri Muktsar Sahib71

Moga65

Bathinda60

Fatehgarh Sahib57

Fazilka53

Firozepur50

Kapurthala44

Mansa31

Barnala25

2,17,663 2,254

19,403 775

1,91,825 1,426

6,435 53

Jammu And Kashmir

DistrictCircumstances

Anantnag395

Srinagar300

Kulgam295

Baramulla271

Shopian255

Kupwara231

Bandipora175

Udhampur155

Ramban151

Jammu138

Budgam110

Pulwama108

Kathua53

Rajouri39

Ganderbal37

Poonch35

Doda27

Reasi26

Samba25

Kishtwar10

Mirpur0

Muzaffarabad0

1,28,836 157

1,410 74

1,25,443 81

1,983 2

Jharkhand

DistrictCircumstances

East Singhbum170

Ranchi148

Hazaribagh110

Garhwa80

Ramgarh75

Koderma58

Simdega48

Dhanbad32

Gumla28

Palamu27

West Singhbhum21

SaraikelaKharsawan20

Giridih19

Bokaro16

Latehar14

Khunti10

Lohardaga8

Deoghar5

Dumka5

Pakur4

Jamtara2

Godda2

Chatra1

Sahebganj0

1,21,501 130

854 58

1,19,549 71

1,098 1

Uttarakhand

DistrictCircumstances

Dehradun370

Nainital323

Tehri Garhwal110

Haridwar94

Udam Singh Nagar83

Almora71

Champawat45

Pithoragarh43

Chamoli36

PauriGarhwal36

Bageshwar31

Rudraprayag30

Uttar Kashi24

98,646 94

930 36

96,010 56

1,706 2

Himachal Pradesh

DistrictCircumstances

Hamirpur117

Kangra105

Una41

Solan32

Chamba29

Bilaspur21

Mandi21

Sirmaur11

Shimla10

Kullu4

Kinnaur2

Lahaul And Spiti0

61,035 157

1,455 70

58,555 83

1,025 4

Goa

DistrictCircumstances

South Goa69

North Goa57

56,841 133

1,089 72

54,931 58

821 3

Puducherry

DistrictCircumstances

Pondicherry111

Mahe4

Karaikal2

Yanam0

40,520 87

322 86

39,521

677 1

Tripura

DistrictCircumstances

Dhalai196

Sepahijala174

Gomati74

South Tripura53

Unakoti49

West Tripura45

Khowai24

North Tripura14

33,479 9

43 9

33,044

392

Manipur

DistrictCircumstances

Churachandpur32

Kangpokpi26

Imphal West21

Thoubal18

Imphal East10

Tengnoupal9

Bishnupur7

Senapati6

Chandel5

Kamjong5

Ukhrul4

Jiribam3

Pherzawl3

Kakching2

Tamenglong2

Noney1

29,352 13

44 11

28,935 2

373

Chandigarh

DistrictCircumstances

Chandigarh313

24,881 214

2,066 87

22,451 126

364 1

Arunachal Pradesh

DistrictCircumstances

Changlang31

Papum Pare8

Lohit3

Namsai2

West Siang1

East Siang1

Higher Siang1

Tawang1

PakkeKessang1

West Kameng0

Higher Subansiri0

Tirap0

Siang0

Shi Yomi0

Anjaw0

Decrease Subansiri0

Decrease Dibang Valley0

Longding0

Leparada0

KurungKumey0

KraDaadi0

Kamle0

East Kameng0

Dibang Valley0

Decrease Siang0

16,842

2 0

16,784

56

Meghalaya

DistrictCircumstances

East Khasi Hills22

West Garo Hills5

South West Garo Hills4

North Garo Hills1

West Jaintia Hills1

West Khasi Hills1

East Garo Hills0

East Jaintia Hills0

Ribhoi0

South Garo Hills0

South West Khasi Hills0

14,017 1

25 4

13,843 5

149

Nagaland

DistrictCircumstances

Dimapur20

Mon8

Kohima7

Kiphire3

Tuensang3

Peren2

Phek1

Longleng0

Mokokchung0

Wokha0

Zunheboto0

12,225

2 0

12,132

91

Ladakh

DistrictCircumstances

Kargil77

LehLadakh43

9,929 9

90 7

9,709 2

130

Sikkim

DistrictCircumstances

East District3

South District3

North District0

West District0

6,208 2

42 7

6,031 9

135

Andaman And Nicobar Islands

DistrictCircumstances

South Andamans33

Nicobars1

North And Center Andaman1

5,039

5 3

4,972 3

62

Mizoram

DistrictCircumstances

Kolasib11

Aizawl10

Mamit8

Lawngtlai2

Lunglei2

Saitual1

Champhai0

Hnahthial0

Khawzawl0

Saiha0

Serchhip0

4,452 1

18 1

4,423

11

Dadra And Nagar Haveli

DistrictCircumstances

Dadra And Nagar Haveli20

3,495 10

60 8

3,433 2

2

Lakshadweep

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Lakshadweep District0

697 6

104 5

592 11

1

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