In the last 24 hours, 36,05,998 vaccine doses were administered.

In a landmark achievement, India’s cumulative vaccination coverage surpassed 36 crores on Tuesday. A total of 36,13,23,548 vaccine doses have been administered through 47,07,778 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am on Wednesday.

In the last 24 hours, 36,05,998 vaccine doses were administered.

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

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

Meanwhile, continuing to report a downward trajectory in the active cases, India has reported 43,733 daily new cases in the last 24 hours.

Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported for ten continuous days.

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

India has also been witnessing a continuous fall in the active caseload. The country’s Active Caseload today stands at 4,59,920.

A net decline of 4,437 is witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only 1.50% of the country's total Positive Cases.

As more people are getting recovered from COVID-19 infection, India’s Daily Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for 55 consecutive days now. 47,240 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.

More than 3,000 (3,507) recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours compared to the daily new cases.

Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,97,99,534 people have already recovered from COVID-19 and 47,240 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 97.18%, which is showing a sustained increasing trend.

With substantially ramped up testing capacity across the country, a total of 19,07,216 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country. Cumulatively, India has conducted over 42.33 crores (42,33,32,097) tests so far.

While on one side testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, a continued decline in weekly case positivity is noticed.

The Weekly Positivity Rate is currently at 2.39% while the Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.29% today. The daily Positivity rate has remained less than 3% for 16 consecutive days now and has remained below 5% less for a month.