Covid-19 vaccination coverage crosses 400 million doses

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This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 97.31%, which is showing a sustained increasing trend…reports Asian Lite News.

India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has now crossed the landmark of 40 crore (400 million) doses.

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

People stand in a long queue to enter the Sarojini Nagar metro station in New Delhi. (IANS)

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.

Meanwhile, India on Monday recorded 38,164 new Covid-19cases and 499 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.

On April 5, India reported 446 deaths.

According to the Union Health Ministry, a total of 38,660 people were discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the total discharge to 3,03,08,456 till date from hospitals and health centres as the virus infected less than one lakh people in the last 41 days.

The country has 4,21,665 active cases presently and has witnessed a total of 4,14,108 deaths so far.

The total number of samples tested so far has reached 44,54,22,256 including 14,63,593 samples tested on Sunday.

According to the health ministry, a total of 40,64,81,493 Covid vaccine doses were administered in India, including 13,63,123 in the last 24 hours. (India News Network)

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