Saturday, December 4, 2021

India’s Covid vaccination coverage crosses 97.23 crore mark

More than 97.23 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.

 

Health Ministry said, over 8.36 lakh doses were administered on Friday. Union Health Ministry in a statement said that 15,981 new cases were reported in the country in the last 24 hours and the number is less than 20 thousand cases for past eight days.

India’s Active caseload stands at 2,01,632 and it is the lowest in 218 days. Active cases account for less than one per cent of total cases and it is currently at 0.59 per cent, the lowest since March last year.

A total of 17,861 people recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours and with this total recoveries touched 3,33,99,961. The Ministry said, the recovery rate is currently at 98.08 per cent which is the highest since March last year.

The weekly positivity rate currently stands at 1.44 per cent which is less than three per cent for the last 113 days. Daily positivity rate is at 1.73 per cent which is less than three per cent for last 47 days.

Over 58 crore 98 lakh COVID tests have been conducted in the country so far. In the last 24 hours more than nine lakh 23 thousand tests were conducted.

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