India vaccinates over 39 crore people against Covid-19
In the last 24 hours, 34,97,058 vaccine doses were administered
In a landmark achievement, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed the landmark of 39 crores. Cumulatively,39,13,40,491 vaccine doses have been administered through 49,41,567 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am on Thursday.
In the last 24 hours, 34,97,058 vaccine doses were administered, as per the data released by the Union Health Ministry.
The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination has commenced from June 21.
“The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country,” the Health Ministry said.
Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,01,43,850 people have already recovered from COVID-19 and 39,130 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.
This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 97.28%, which is showing a sustained increasing trend.
Meanwhile, India has reported 41,806 daily new cases in the last 24 hours.
Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported since eighteen continuous days.
“This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs,” the Health Ministry said.
India’s Active Caseload today stands at 4,32,041 and active cases now constitute 1.39% of the country's total Positive Cases.
With substantially ramped up testing capacity across the country, a total of 19,43,488 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country. Cumulatively, India has conducted over 43.80 crore (43,80,11,958) 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 2.21% while the Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.15% today. Daily Positivity rate has remained less than 3% for 24 consecutive days and has remained below 5% for 38 consecutive days now.