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India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage crosses 40cr mark

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Published: 19:03, 18 July 2021  
India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage crosses 40cr mark

People queue up outside a vaccination centre in Samba district of Jammu & Kashmir on Friday. Photo: Collected

India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has now crossed the landmark of 40 crore doses.

Cumulatively, 40,49,31,715 vaccine doses have been administered through 50,46,387 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7am in Sunday.

According to the latest data released by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 51,01,567 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.

India has reported 41,157 daily new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported since 21 continuous days.

According to the health ministry, 3,02,69,796 people have already recovered from COVID-19; 42,004patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.

This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 97.31%, which is showing a sustained increasing trend.

India’s Active Caseload today stands at 4,22,660 and active cases now constitute1.36% of the country’s total Positive Cases.

With testing capacity across the country having been substantially ramped up, a total of 19,36,709 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country.

Cumulatively, India has conducted over 44.39 crore (44,39,58,663) tests so far,. the health ministry said.

At the same time, a continued decline in weekly case positivity is being noticed.

The Weekly Positivity Rate is currently at 2.08% while the Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.13%. The Daily Positivity rate has remained less than 3% for 27 consecutive days, and has remained below 5% for 41 consecutive days now.

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