This has been achieved through 1,20,77,324 sessions

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 116.87 Cr (1,16,87,28,385) with the administration of 32,99,337 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a statement released on Monday.

As per the Ministry, this has been achieved through 1,20,77,324 sessions.

The Ministry further informed that the recovery of 12,510 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,39,34,547. As a result, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.31%.

Sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States and UTs continue the trend of less than 50,000 Daily New Cases that is being reported for 148 consecutive days now.

8,488 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. The Active Caseload presently stands at 1,18,443.

Active cases presently constitute 0.34% of the country's total Positive Cases, which is lowest since March 2020.

The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 7,83,567tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 63.25 Cr (63,25,24,259) cumulative tests

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, the Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.93% remains less than 2% for the last 59 days now.

The Daily Positivity rate reported to be1.08%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below2% for the last 49 days and below 3% for 84 consecutive days now.