Wednesday, October 20, 2021

India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage crosses 95 crore mark

India has administered over 95 crore 19 lakh doses of COVID vaccine so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. Union Health Ministry said, more than 46 lakh 57 thousand vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.

The Ministry said, 21 thousand 563 COVID patients recovered during the last 24 hours and the national recovery rate has reached 98 per cent. Till now, more than three crore 32 lakh people have recovered from COVID-19.

The country reported 18 thousand 132 new cases in last 24 hours. Currently, India’s active caseload is around two lakh 27 thousand. The active cases constitute less than one per cent of the total reported cases. The daily positivity rate stands at 1.75 per cent.

The Ministry said, the testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded and more than 58 crore 36 lakh COVID-19 tests have been conducted so far.

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