Saturday, June 19, 2021

Over 23 Crore 61 lakh COVID vaccine doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive

Over 23 Crore 61 lakh COVID vaccine doses have been administered so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. More than 33 lakh 64 thousand doses were administered yesterday. Union Health Ministry said, recovery rate in the country has gone up to 94.29 per cent. Over one lakh 82 thousand patients recovered during last 24 hours. Till now, over two crore 73 lakh people have recovered from COVID-19. Recoveries continue to outnumber the daily new cases for the 26th consecutive day. India reported less than one lakh daily new cases after 63 days. In the last 24 hours, 86 thousand 498 new cases were reported which is lowest in 66 days.
India’s Active Caseload further declines to 13 lakh 3 thousand 702. Active cases decreased by 97 thousand 907 in last 24 hours. Weekly Positivity Rate currently stands at 5.94 per cent. Daily positivity rate is at 4.62 per cent and it is less than 10 per cent for 15 consecutive days. Testing capacity substantially has been ramped up and over 36.82 crore tests have been conducted till now. More than 18 lakh 73 thousand samples were tested yesterday. Two thousand 123 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. With this, the death toll due to the pandemic has gone up to three lakh 51 thousand 309.

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