A significant milestone has been reached in India’s nationwide vaccination drive as a total of 220.66 crore vaccine doses have been administered thus far. Among these doses, 95.21 crores have been administered as the second dose, providing individuals with enhanced protection. Additionally, 22.87 crore doses have been administered as a precautionary measure. In the past 24 hours, 870 doses were administered, further contributing to the immunization efforts.
India’s active caseload currently stands at 10,179, representing a mere 0.02% of the total reported cases. This low number is a testament to the continuous efforts made in controlling and mitigating the spread of the virus. The recovery rate has soared to 98.79%, indicating a high rate of successful recoveries among those who contracted the virus. Over the past 24 hours, 2,100 individuals have recovered, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,44,42,065.
In the same period, 906 new cases were recorded, reflecting a daily positivity rate of 0.70%. This low positivity rate serves as a positive indicator of the containment measures in place and the effectiveness of testing protocols. The weekly positivity rate stands at 0.90%, reinforcing the downward trend in the number of positive cases.
India’s comprehensive testing strategy has yielded impressive results, with a total of 92.90 crore tests conducted so far. In the last 24 hours alone, 1,29,610 tests were conducted to detect and monitor the spread of the virus. These efforts have played a crucial role in identifying cases promptly and implementing appropriate measures to prevent further transmission.