India has administered over 64.25 lakh vaccine doses to the eligible adults across the country in the last 24 hours. With this more than 32.17 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 50 thousand 40 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.
The active caseload in the country has further declined and reached the level of 5 lakh 86 thousand and 403. The active cases constitute 1.94 per cent of the total reported cases so far.
A total of 57 thousand 944 patients also recovered from the infection during the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to more than 2 crore 92 lakh 51 thousand. The Ministry further added that daily recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for the 45th consecutive day. The country has registered further improvement in the Recovery Rate which has now increased to 96.75 percent. In the last 24 hours, one thousand 258 deaths were also reported in the country.
Weekly Positivity Rate in the country remains below 5 percent, and is currently at 2.91 percent. Daily positivity rate stands at 2.82 percent, which is less than 5 percent for 20 consecutive days. The Ministry said, testing capacity has been substantially ramped up and 40.42 crore tests for Covid-19 have been conducted in total. Yesterday, more than 17 lakh 77 thousand tests for Covid -19 were conducted.