Over 71 crore 65 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. In the last 24 hours, more than 86 lakh 51 thousand vaccine doses were administered yesterday. Over 43 thousand new COVID-19 cases were reported while more than 40 thousand people recovered in the last 24 hours. 338 people lost their lives during the period.
Till now, more than three crore 23 lakh people have recovered from COVID-19. Union Health Ministry said, the COVID recovery rate in the country now stands at 97.48 per cent. The active caseload stands at over three lakh 93 thousand.
Over 18 lakh COVID tests were conducted yesterday. So far, 53 crore 68 lakh tests have been conducted in the country.