Covid-19 Vaccination Drive: 22% Fully Vaccinated, 65% Receive First Dose In India, Says Govt

India now home to more than 64.8% and 22.2% eligible population vaccinated with first and second dose of COVID-19 vaccination respectively

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In a landmark achievement, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 81 Crore landmark milestone (81,73,95,763) on Monday. More than 85.68 lakh (85,68,026) Vaccine Doses have been administered till 7 pm today.  The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late Monday. Out of 81,73,95,763, 64.8% (60,88,10,164) eligible population received first dose of COVID-19 Vaccination and 22.2% (20,85,85,599) eligible population received second dose of COVID-19 Vaccination.

The vaccination exercise as a tool to protect the most vulnerable population groups in the country from COVID-19 continues to be regularly reviewed and monitored at the highest level.

With the administration of 96,46,778 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 81.85 Cr (81,85,13,827) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 80,35,135 sessions.

The recovery of 34,469 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,27,49,574.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.75%.

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 86 consecutive days now.

26,115 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

The Active Caseload is presently 3,09,575. Active cases presently constitute 0.92% 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

14,13,951 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 55.50 Cr (55,50,35,717) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 2.08% remains less than 3% for the last 88 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 1.85%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for last 22 days and below 5% for 105 consecutive days now.

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