India has reported 48,786 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours

India’s cumulative vaccination coverage on Wednesday has exceeded 33.57 crore (335 million). A total of 33,57,16,019 vaccine doses have been administered through 44,75,791 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am on Thursday.

In the last 24 hours, 27,60,345 vaccine doses were administered.

The new phase of universalization of COVID19 vaccination commenced from June 21.

“The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID19 vaccination throughout the country,” the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a statement.

Meanwhile, India has reported 48,786 new cases in the last 24 hours. Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported since four continuous days.

“This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs,” said the health ministry.

India has also been witnessing a continuous fall in the active caseload. The country’s Active Caseload stands at 5,23,257.

A net decline of 13,807 is witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only 1.72% of the country's total Positive Cases.

As more people are getting recovered from COVID-19 disease, India’s Daily Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for 49 consecutive days now. 61,588 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.

Over 12,000 (12,802) more recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours as compared to the daily new cases.

Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,94,88,918 people have already recovered from COVID-19 and 61,588 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 96.97%, which is showing a sustained increasing trend.

With substantially ramped up testing capacity across the country, a total of 19,21,450 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country. Cumulatively, India has conducted over 41.20 crore (41,20,21,494) tests so far.

While on one side testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, a continued decline in weekly case positivity is noticed. Weekly Positivity Rate is currently at 2.64% while the Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.54% today. It has remained less than 5% for 24 consecutive days now.