India achieves Highest ever Single-Day Vaccination Coverage with the administration of over 1.33 Cr doses

Electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virions with visible coronae
Electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virions with visible coronae

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 65.41 Cr

Recovery Rate currently at 97.51%

41,965 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India’s Active Caseload (3,78,181) is 1.15% of Total Cases

Weekly Positivity Rate (2.58%) less than 3% for last 68 days

Posted On: 01 SEP 2021 10:13AM by PIB Delhi

In a landmark achievement, India administered more than 1 Crore COVID-19 vaccine doses yesterday. This feat has been achieved twice in last 5 days. With the administration of 1,33,18,718 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 65.41 Cr (65,41,13,508) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 69,06,357 sessions. 

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

 HCWs1st Dose1,03,58,781
2nd Dose83,94,433
 FLWs1st Dose1,83,24,133
2nd Dose1,32,40,353
 Age Group 18-44 years1st Dose25,49,87,186
2nd Dose2,87,15,564
 Age Group 45-59 years1st Dose13,21,30,747
2nd Dose5,51,36,560
 Over 60 years1st Dose8,75,30,680
2nd Dose4,52,95,071

The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country.

The recovery of  33,964 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,19,93,644.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.51%.

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 66 consecutive days now.

 41,965 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

The Active Caseload is presently 3,78,181.  Active cases presently constitute 1.15% 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 16,06,785 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 52.31 Cr (52,31,84,293) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 2.58% remains less than 3% for the last 68 days now. The Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.61%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 5% for 86 consecutive days now.

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