New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that fifteen states and Union Territories have not reported any death due to COVID-19 in last 24 hours. While addressing the media, Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary, Union Health Ministry, said that the over the last week, seven states and Union Territories have recorded no fatality. Also Read - Corona Vaccination in Uttar Pradesh: Full List of Government And Private Hospitals Where You Can Get Shots

Highlighting the weakening hold of the virus over the country, the government said that the active cases in India stands at only 3.12 per cent of the total cases. COVID-19 deaths are at 112 per million population. Also Read - Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij Will Not Take 2nd Dose of Corona Vaccine - Here's Why

However, the government also added states like Kerala and Maharashtra are contributing to the 71% of COVID-19 cases. Also Read - CoWIN 2.0 Registration Opens: Check List of Documents Required to Register For Coronavirus Vaccination

Here are the highlights from Health Ministry’s Briefing On Covid-19:

Highlight 1: Active cases is only 3.12% of the total cases. COVID-19 deaths are at 112 per million population

Highlight 2: Kerala and Maharashtra contribute to the 71% of COVID-19 cases

Highlight 3: There 33 states and Union Territories which have less than 5,000 active case

Highlight 4: 63,10,194 beneficiaries including healthcare & frontline workers have been vaccinated with the first dose of COVID19 vaccine as of now.

Highlight 5: There are 15 states and Union Territories (UT) that haven’t reported deaths in last 24 hours. There are 7 states and UTs that haven’t reported deaths in last 3 weeks

Highlight 6: 55% decline in average daily COVID-19 deaths have been reported in last 5 weeks