Only 3.5% of the population is fully vaccinated till date

14th June,2021

Only 3.5% of the population is fully vaccinated till date

India recorded 67,699 new COVID-19 daily cases and 3,863 new deaths till 9.30 p.m. on Sunday. The country has so far witnessed a total of 2,95,12,862 cases and 3,71,440 deaths.

Tamil Nadu reported 14,016 new covid cases, followed by Kerala (11,584) and Maharashtra (10,442). Maharashtra recorded 2,771 new deaths, followed by Tamil Nadu (267) and Kerala (206). Maharashtra’s fatalities include backlog deaths which were missed in the previous data.

The statistics do not include cases and deaths from Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Tripura, and Ladakh. The data are sourced from the respective States’ health departments.

Around 19 lakh samples of covid-19 were tested in the country on June 12 (the results for which were made available on June 13).

Near about 34.84 lakh vaccine doses were administered in the country in the 24 hours ending 7 a.m. on June 13, which is 50,476 doses more than what was reported in the last 24 hours. There is also 1.3 lakh doses more than what was recorded during the same period a week ago. The seven-day rolling average of daily vaccinations in the country continues to augment. It stood at 30.14 lakh on June 12, which is more than the 26.96 lakh recorded a week before on June 5.

About 21.8% of adults in India, 42.1% of those aged above 45, and 45.9% of people aged above 60, had been administered at least one dose of vaccine of COVID-19, until 8 p.m. on Sunday. While 15% of the country’s population has received at least one dose, only 3.5% are fully vaccinated till now. The figures are based on the estimated population in 2021.

The share of people who are fully Innoculated in comparable economies such as Brazil, Russia and South Africa is 11.07%, 9.78% and 0.81%, respectively. Among neighbouring nations, about 2.57% of Bangladesh’s population is fully vaccinated while the figure for Pakistan and Sri Lanka stood at 1.29% and 2.02% respectively.

India continued to record the highest number of daily cases in the world, with 90,090 average daily infections on June 12. The two other South American countries with the highest case count after India are Brazil (66,770 cases) and Colombia (25,384).

24% of the world’s average daily cases were recorded in India on June 12.