Updated 7 May 2022, 6:22 am
India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 190 Cr (1,90,00,94,982) as per provisional reports till 7 am on Saturday. This has been achieved through 2,35,96,683 sessions, according to the Union Health Ministry.
As per the latest update, COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years, which was started on March 16, 2022, has reached 3,01,97,120 of them with the first dose. COVID-19 precaution dose administration for age group 18-59 years, which started on April 10, 2022, reached 1,55,56,034 beneficiaries.
India’s COVID-19 active caseload currently stands at 20,303, with 3,805 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. Active cases now constitute 0.05% of the country's total Positive Cases.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.74%. 3,168 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now at 4,25,54,416.
The last 24 hours saw a total of 4,87,544 COVID-19 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 84.03 Cr (84,03,32,469) cumulative tests.
Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently stands at 0.79% and the Daily Positivity rate is also reported to be 0.78 per cent, the ministry stated in a release.
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First published:7 May 2022, 6:22 am
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