Covid-19 Update: India’s total vaccination coverage crosses 640 million mark
The country’s daily positivity rate stands at 2.22% and has remained below 5% for 85 consecutive days now
India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination figure crossed the 64 crore (640 million) mark on Monday.
With the administration of 59,62,286 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 64.05 crore (64,05,28,644) as per provisional reports till 7 am on Tuesday.
The cumulative figure was achieved through 68,50,464 sessions, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination had commenced from June 21 this year.
The vaccination drive has been ramped up in the country through availability of more vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to States and Union Territories for enabling better planning by them, and streamlining the vaccine supply chain.
The recovery of 36,275 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,19,59,680.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.53%.
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 65 consecutive days now.
The country reported 30,941 new cases in the last 24 hours.
The Active Caseload is currently 3,70,640. Active cases constitute 1.13% of the country's total Positive Cases.
The last 24 hours saw a total of 13,94,573 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 52.15 Crore (52,15,41,098) cumulative tests.
While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 2.51% remains less than 3% for the last 67 days now.
The Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.22%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 5% for 85 consecutive days now, the health ministry said.