45.19 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far, with 66,03,112 shots given in the last 24 hours

In a very positive development, India has reported less than 30,000 daily fresh cases for the first time after 132 days.

According to the Health Ministry data for the last 24 hours, 29,689 new cases were recorded. The country’s active caseload was less than 4,00,000 after 124 days and is currently at 3,98,100.

The active cases now constitute 1.27 per cent of total cases. Also, the weekly positivity rate remained at 2.33 percent and the daily positivity rate was at 1.73 per cent.

In the last 24 hours till 8:00 am, 42,363 people recovered; with this, the total recoveries so far was 3.06 crore. Further, the recovery rate now stands at 97.39 per cent.

In addition, India conducted 17,20,110 tests during the previous day with a total of 45.91 crore tests done so far.
Besides this, the country administered 45.19 crore vaccine doses so far with 66,03,112 shots given in the last 24 hours till 8:00 am.

The third phase of vaccination began in June 2021 and the center is in an endeavor to vaccinate the entire adult population by the end of this year.

Furthermore, the Government informed that more than 45.73 crore vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs. Also, more than 2.28 crore doses are still available with States/UTs and private hospitals to be administered.