Covid-19 Update: Over 51 lakh people vaccinated in last 24 hours
Meanwhile, India has reported 44,230 daily new cases in the last 24 hours
India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 45.60 crore on Thursday
Cumulatively,45,60,33,754 vaccine doses have been administered through 54,50,378 sessions, as per the provisional report till 8 am on Friday.
According to the Union Health Ministry, 51,83,180 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.
The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination 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 statement read.
Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,07,43,972 people have already recovered from COVID-19 and 42,360 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 97.38%.
Meanwhile, India has reported 44,230 daily new cases in the last 24 hours. Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported since thirty-three 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 4,05,155 and active cases now constitute 1.28% of the country's total Positive Cases.
With substantially ramped up testing capacity across the country, a total of 18,16,277 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country. Cumulatively, India has conducted over 46 crore (46,46,50,723) tests so far.
While on one side testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate is currently at 2.43% and the Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.44% today. Daily Positivity rate has remained below 5%for 53 consecutive days now.