In a significant achievement, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed the 63 crore mark.
More than 63 crore nine lakh COVID vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. Health Ministry said, more than 73 lakh 80 thousand vaccine doses were administered during the last 24 hours. It said, the Covid Recovery Rate in the country stands at 97.53 per cent. More than 35 thousand patients recovered during the last 24 hours. Till now over 3 crore 18 lakh 88 thousand patients have recovered from Covid-19.
India reported over 45 thousand new cases in the last 24 hours. Country’s active caseload is now at three lakh 68 thousand 558. Active cases account for 1.13 per cent of total cases. Weekly Positivity Rate is 2.28 per cent and it is less than three per cent for last 65 days. Daily Positivity Rate is at 2.57 per cent and it is less than three per cent for last 34 days. In the last 24 hours, 460 deaths were reported. Till now, four lakh 37 thousand 830 people have lost their lives in the pandemic.
Testing capacity has been substantially ramped up and more than 51 crore 86 lakh tests have been conducted so far. Over 17 lakh 55 thousand tests were conducted yesterday.