Covid-19 update: India administers highest-ever 13.3 million vaccine doses in a single day
India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the cumulative figure of 65.41 crore
With over 1.33 crore (13.3 million) vaccine doses, India has achieved its highest ever single-day Covid-19 vaccination coverage.
According to data till 7am, 1,33,18,718 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday.
This is the second time in five days that more than 1 crore (10 million) vaccine doses have been given.
With this, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 65.41 Cr (65,41,13,508) as per provisional reports till 7 am on Wednesday. This has been achieved through 69,06,357 sessions.
The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country, the health ministry said.
The recovery of 33,964 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,19,93,644.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.51%.
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 66 consecutive days now.
41,965 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.
The Active Caseload is currently 3,78,181. Active cases now constitute 1.15% of the country's total Positive Cases.
The last 24 hours saw a total of 16,06,785 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 52.31 Cr (52,31,84,293) cumulative tests.
While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 2.58% remains less than 3% for the last 68 days now.
The Daily Positivity Rate stands at 2.61%. It has remained below 5% for 86 consecutive days now.