More than 61 crore 22 lakh vaccine doses of COVID-19 have been administered in the country so far under nationwide vaccination drive. Over 79 lakh 48 thousand vaccine doses were administered to the eligible beneficiaries in the country during the last 24 hours.
The Union Health Ministry in a statement said that the country reported 44 thousand 658 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. The country’s active caseload is currently at three lakh 44 thousand and 899. The active cases constitute 1.06 per cent of the total reported cases so far.
The Ministry said, a total of 32 thousand 988 patients also recovered from the infection during the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to more than three crore 18 lakh 21 thousand. The recovery rate currently stands at 97.60 per cent. The Ministry said, the weekly positivity rate currently stands at 2.10 per cent which is less than three per cent for the last 63 days.
The Ministry said, testing capacity has been substantially ramped up and more than 51.49 crore tests for COVID-19 have been conducted so far.