COVID-19: Maharashtra vaccination tally crosses 2.92 crore on June 24
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In the ongoing vaccination drive, Maharashtra on June 23 has vaccinated 6,17,706 people through 5,639 centres.

According to data released by the government, Maharashtra, as of 7 am on June 24, inoculated 2,92,92,642 people.

As per the state government data, 45,05,852 individuals aged between 18 and 44 years received the vaccine doses in the state till Thursday since the inoculation drive for this age group began on May 1.

So far, 12,61,391 health care workers have been administered the first dose of the vaccine, while 8,23,473 of them have got their second dose.

Similarly, 20,76,211 frontline workers in the state have till now received their first vaccine dose and of them, 8,81,996 got their second dose.

Maharashtra tops the states with a total of 2,92,92,642 inoculations followed by Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, with 2,80,17,467, 2,34,78,034 and 2,24,71,201 doses respectively.

Maharashtra on Wednesday administered more than 6 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccines, setting a new single-day record of inoculating people against the infection. Dr Pradeep Vyas, additional chief secretary (public health department), said, "Today, we have bettered the performance of yesterday (Tuesday) and administered the highest-ever number of COVID-19 vaccination doses in a single day. The state administered 6,02,163 doses till 7 pm on Wednesday. The actual number could be more after the final figure comes."

Meanwhile, state on Wednesday crossed the 10,000 single-day case mark and reported 10,066 COVID-19 infections, taking its tally to 59,97,587. With 163 more deaths, the fatality count increased to 1,19,303, the health department said.

The state's COVID-19 recovery rate is 95.93 per cent, while the case fatality rate is 1.99 per cent, the report said. As many as 11,032 patients were discharged during the day, taking the number of recovered cases to 57,53,290 and leaving the state with 1,21,859 active cases, the department said. There are 5,92,108 people in home quarantine and 4,223 in institutional quarantine, the report said.

(With inputs from Agencies)

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