Monday, September 20, 2021

Over 75.89 crore COVID19 vaccine doses administered in country so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive

More than 75 crore 89 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. Over 61 lakh 15 thousand vaccine doses were administered to eligible beneficiaries in the country during the last 24 hours.

Health Ministry in a statement said that the country reported over 27 thousand new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. Daily new cases are less than 30 thousand for last four days. The country’s active caseload is currently at three lakh 51 thousand 87. The active cases constitute 1.05 per cent of the total reported cases so far.

The Ministry said, over 38 thousand people recovered from the infection during the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to more than three crore 25 lakh. The recovery rate currently stands at 97.62 per cent.

The Ministry said, weekly positivity rate currently stands at 2 per cent which is less than three per cent for the last 82 days. Daily positivity rate is at 1.69 per cent and it is less than three per cent for last 16 days. In all, 284 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours taking the death toll due to the pandemic to four lakh 43 thousand 497.

The Ministry said, more than 54.60 crore tests for COVID-19 have been conducted so far. Yesterday, more than 16.10 lakh tests were conducted.

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