Thursday, August 5, 2021

More than 30.16 crore doses of COVID vaccine administered in the country so far

India has administered 64.89 lakh vaccine doses to the eligible beneficiaries in the last 24 hours. With this over 30.16 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. The Union Health Ministry in a statement said that the country has reported 54 thousand 69 new cases in the last 24 hours.

The active caseload in the country has further declined and reached the level of 6 lakh 27 thousand and 57. Over 68,885 patients also recovered during the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to more than 2 crore 90 lakh 63 thousand. The Ministry further added that daily recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for the 42nd consecutive day.

The country has registered further improvement in the Recovery Rate which has now increased to 96.61 percent. Weekly Positivity Rate remains below 5 percent, and is currently at 3.04 percent. Daily positivity rate is at 2.91 percent, which is less than 5 percent for 17 consecutive days. The Ministry said, testing capacity has been substantially ramped up and 39.78 crore tests for Covid-19 have been conducted in total.

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