Covid-19 Update: India's vaccination crosses 480-million mark
Nearly 62,53,741 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours
India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed a landmark of 48 crore (480 million) doses on Tuesday.
Cumulatively, 48,52,86,570 vaccine doses have been administered through 56,83,682 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am on Wednesday.
Nearly 62,53,741 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
Meanwhile, India has reported 42,625 daily new cases in the last 24 hours.
With this, less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported since 38 consecutive days.
India’s Active Caseload today stands at 4,10,353 and active cases now constitute 1.29% of the country's total Positive Cases.
Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,09,33,022 people have already recovered from COVID-19 and 36,668 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 97.37%, the health ministry said.
A total of 18,47,518 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country.
Cumulatively, India has conducted over 47.31 crore (47,31,42,307) tests so far.
The Weekly Positivity Rate is currently stands at 2.36% and the Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.31% today.
The Daily Positivity rate has remained below 5%for 58 consecutive days now.