India’s recovery rate stands at 98.36%, the highest since March 2020

India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage crossed the 132-crore dose mark on Saturday.

According to the CoWIN dashboard, 1,32,51,17,151 vaccine doses had been administered by about 2.30 pm.

Earlier in the day, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had released data available till 7 am.

"With the administration of 76,36,569 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 131.99 Cr (1,31,99,92,482) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 1,37,65,868 sessions," the Ministry said.

The recovery of 9,265 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,41,14,331.

"Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.36%, highest since March 2020," the Ministry pointed out.

With 7,992 new cases being reported in the last 24 hours, the States and Union Territories (UTs) continued the trend of less than 15,000 Daily New Cases that is being reported for last 44 days now.

India’s Active Caseload is now at 93,277, the lowest in 559 days. Active Cases constitute 0.27% of the country's total Positive Cases, which is the lowest since March 2020.

The last 24 hours saw a total of 12,50,672 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 65.46 crore (65,46,27,300) cumulative tests.

The Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.71% has remained less than 1% for the last 27 days now.

The Daily Positivity Rate is reported to be 0.64%. This has remained below 2% for the last 68 days and below 3% for 103 consecutive days now, the health ministry said.