Uttar Pradesh reports 17,185 new Covid-19 cases

Uttar Pradesh reported 17,185 new cases of COVID-19 during the last 24 hours, said a press release from the state government on Sunday. During the last 24 hours, 2,57,694 samples were tested. 8,802 people recovered from the infection during the last 24 hours. There are currently 1,03,474 active COVID-19 cases in the state.

Uttar Pradesh has given a total of over 23.06 crore COVID-19 vaccination doses to date. As the country completed the first year of its COVID-19 vaccination drive on Sunday, the state has created a new record by administering over 23 crore doses of the vaccine till date.

It leads the charts as the number one state with most COVID-19 vaccination doses administered, followed by Maharashtra (14.31 crore doses), West Bengal (11.39 crore doses), Madhya Pradesh (10.74 crore doses) and Bihar (10.70 crore doses).

Out of a total of 23.06 crore vaccination doses, 14.34 crore people have received their first dose of the vaccine, while 8.68 crore people have received their second dose.