India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 98.67 Cr

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 98.67 Cr

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 98.67 CrMore than 87 Lakh doses administered in las

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 98.67 Cr

More than 87 Lakh doses administered in last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently at 98.14%; Highest since March 2020

13,058 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India’s Active Caseload (1,83,118) is lowest since March 2020

Weekly Positivity Rate (1.36%) less than 3% for last 116 days

Posted On: 19 OCT 2021 9:36AM by PIB Delhi

With the administration of 87,41,160 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 98.67 Cr (98,67,69,411) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.  This has been achieved through 97,44,653 sessions. 

The break-up of the cumulative figure as per the provisional report till 7 am today include:

HCWs

1st Dose

1,03,76,000

2nd Dose

90,91,443

FLWs

1st Dose

1,83,62,479

2nd Dose

1,55,61,415

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

39,58,41,135

2nd Dose

11,40,66,397

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

16,84,48,531

2nd Dose

8,71,46,650

Over 60 years

1st Dose

10,60,88,795

2nd Dose

6,17,86,566

Total

98,67,69,411

The recovery of 19,470 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,34,58,801.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.14%. Recovery Rate is currently at its highest peak since March 2020.

Sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs continue the trend of less than 50,000 Daily New Cases that is being reported for 114 consecutive days now.

13,058 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. Daily New cases reported to be lowest in 231 days now.

The Active Caseload has fallen below 2 lakh mark and is presently at 1,83,118, which is now lowest since March 2020. Active cases presently constitute 0.54% of the country’s total Positive Cases.

The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of

11,81,314 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 59.31 Cr (59,31,06,188) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.36% remains less than 3% for the last 116 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 1.11%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for last 50 days and below 5% for 133 consecutive days now.

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