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Coronavirus update: India reports 12,729 new cases, 221 deaths

116.50 crore vaccine doses provided to states, UTs so far

By Jasleen Kaur -- November 05, 2021 11:11 am -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021
Coronavirus update: India reported 12,729 fresh Covid-19 cases and 221 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Union Health Ministry.

As per the latest update, India's active coronavirus caseload stands at 1,48,922. With 12,165 recoveries in the last 24 hours, the cumulative recoveries reached 3,37,24,959.

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Meanwhile, the total death toll in India due to Covid-19 has reached 4,59,873. As per the ministry, 1,07,70,46,116 coronavirus vaccination has been done so far.

Meanwhile, Kerala reported 7,545 new Covid-19 cases and 55 deaths in the last 24 hours.
According to the State Health Department bulletin, the total active caseload in the state is 74,552.

A total of 5,936 persons recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours. As per the bulletin, 71,841 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.

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It is learnt that in Kerala, breakthrough infections, or cases among fully vaccinated, constituted a sizable chunk of the daily count in the state over the past two weeks.

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116.50 cr vaccine doses provided to states, UTs so far

More than 116.50 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been provided to states and Union Territories so far, of which, over 15.54 crore balance and unutilised doses are still available with them to be administered, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.

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"More than 116.50 crore vaccine doses have been provided to states and Union Territories (UTs) so far through the Central government's free of cost channel and through the direct state procurement category," said the ministry.

"More than 15.54 crore balance and unutilised vaccine doses are still available with the states/UTs to be administered," it added.

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