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Over 58 crore Covid vaccine doses administered under vaccination drive so far; Recovery rate stands at 97.63 pct

More than 58 crore 25 lakh vaccine doses of Covid-19 have been administered in the country under Nationwide Vaccination Drive so far. Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry has said, over seven lakh 95 thousand vaccine doses were administered to the beneficiaries in the last 24 hours.

In a statement, Health Ministry said, the country has reported over 25 thousand new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours which is the lowest in 160 days. The country’s active caseload currently stands at three lakh 33 thousand 924. The active cases constitute 1.03 percent of the total reported cases which is the lowest since March 2020.

The Ministry said, a total of 44 thousand 157 patients have recovered from the Covid infection during the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to more than three crore 16 lakh. The recovery rate currently stands at 97.63 percent which is the highest since March 2020.

The Health Ministry said, weekly positivity rate currently stands at 1.91 percent which is less than three percent for the last 59 days. The daily positivity rate is at 1.94 percent. The Ministry said, testing capacity has been substantially ramped up and more than 50 crore 75 lakh tests for COVID-19 have been conducted so far. Yesterday, more than 12 lakh 95 thousand tests for COVID -19 were conducted across the country.

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