Covid-19 Update: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage reaches nearly 53 crore
As many as 42,295 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours
India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has nearly reached 53 crore. Cumulatively, 52,95,82,956 vaccine doses have been administered through 60,40,607 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am on Friday.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 57,31,574 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,” the Union Health ministry said.
On another front, India’s recovery rate rises to 97.46%. This is the highest ever recovery rate achieved by India since the start of the pandemic.
Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,13,02,345 people have already recovered from COVID-19 and 42,295 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, India has reported 40,120 daily new cases in the last 24 hours. Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported since forty-seven consecutive days.
“This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs,” said the Health Ministry.
India’s active caseload stands at 3,85,227. Active cases now constitute only 1.20% of the country's total Positive Cases, which is the lowest since March 2020.
With substantially ramped up testing capacity across the country, a total of 19,70,495tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country. Cumulatively, India has conducted over 48.94 crore (48,94,70,779) tests so far.
While on one side testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate currently stands at 2.13% and the Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.04% today. Daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for the last 18 days and below 5% for 67 consecutive days now.