More than 85 Lakh doses administered in last 24 hours

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the landmark figure of 80 Cr (80,43,72,331) with the administration of 85,42,732 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours. This has been achieved through 79,15,457 sessions, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a statement on Sunday.

The Ministry said the recovery of 38,945 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,26,71,167.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.68%.

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 84 consecutive days now.

30,773 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded.

The last 24 hours saw a total of 15,59,895 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 55.23 Cr (55,23,40,168) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, the Weekly Positivity Rate at 2.04% remains less than 3% for the last 86 days now.

The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 1.97%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for the last 20 days and below 5% for 103 consecutive days now.