Covid-19 Update: Vaccination coverage crosses 680 million in India
The Active Caseload presently constitutes 1.23% of the country's total Positive Cases
With the administration of 25,23,089 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 680.75 million.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, this feat has been achieved through 71,77,219 sessions.
The Ministry said the government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country.
In the meanwhile, the recovery of 43,903 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,21,81,995. Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.44%.
Sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs continue the trend of less than 50,000 Daily New Cases that is being reported for 71 consecutive days now.38,948 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.
The Active Caseload is presently 4,04,874. Active cases presently constitute 1.23% of the country's total Positive Cases.
The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 14,10,649 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 530.14 million (53,14,68,867) cumulative tests.
While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, the Weekly Positivity Rate at 2.58% remains less than 3% for the last 73 days now. The Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.76%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for the last 7 days and below 5% for 91 consecutive days now.