On account of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs, recovery rate in the country stands at 97.37%

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 48.93 cr.

Cumulatively, 48,93,42,295 vaccine doses have been administered through 57,21,937 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am on Thursday. 37,55,115 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a statement.

The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination has commenced from 21st June, 2021.

The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country, the Ministry of Health and Family said.

Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,09,74,748 people have already recovered from COVID-19 and 41,726 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 97.37%.

According to the Ministry, India has reported 42,982 daily new cases in the last 24 hours.

Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported since thirty-nine consecutive days.

This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs.

India’s Active Caseload today stands at 4,11,076 and active cases now constitute 1.29% of the country's total Positive Cases.

With substantially ramped up testing capacity across the country, a total of 16,64,030 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country. Cumulatively, India has conducted over 47.48 crore (47,48,93,363) tests so far.

While on one side testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate is currently at 2.37% and the Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.58% today. Daily Positivity rate has remained below 5% for 59 consecutive days now.