India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 62.29 crore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded the record vaccination numbers, stating that crossing 1 crore is a momentous feat.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister on Friday said: “Record vaccination numbers today! Crossing 1 crore is a momentous feat. Kudos to those getting vaccinated and those making the vaccination drive a success.”

India administered more than 1 Crore COVID-19 vaccine doses on Friday. With the administration of 1,03,35,290 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 62.29Cr (62,29,89,134) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.

This has been achieved through 67,19,042 sessions.

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 Welfare said in a statement.

The recovery of 31,374 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,18,52,802.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.56%.

Sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs continue the trend of less than 50,000 Daily New Cases that is being reported for 62 consecutive days now.

46,759new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

The Active Caseload is presently 3,59,775. Active cases presently constitute 1.10% of the country's total Positive Cases.

The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 17,61,110tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 51.68 Cr (51,68,87,602) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, the Weekly Positivity Rate at 2.19% remains less than 3% for the last 64 days now. The Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.66%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for the last 33 days and below 5% for 82 consecutive days now.