Covid-19 Update: India’s vaccination coverage exceeds 472 million
Meanwhile, India recorded 40,134 new cases and 36,946 recoveries in the last 24 hours
India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 47.22 crore (472 million).
Cumulatively, 47,22,23,639 vaccine doses have been administered through 55,99,690 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am on Monday.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 17,06,598 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.
The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from June 21.
“The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country,” said the Health Ministry..
Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,08,57,467 people have already recovered from COVID-19 and 36,946 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 97.35 percent.
Meanwhile, India has reported 40,134 daily new cases in the last 24 hours. Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported since 36 continuous days.
“This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs,” said the statement.
India’s Active Caseload today stands at 4,13,718 and active cases now constitute 1.31% of the country's total Positive Cases.
With substantially ramped up testing capacity across the country, a total of 14,28,984 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country.
Cumulatively, India has conducted over 46.96 crore (46,96,45,494) tests so far.
While on one side testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate is currently at 2.37% and the Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.81% today. Daily Positivity rate has remained below 5%for 56 consecutive days now.