With the administration of 68,89,025 COVID-19 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, the cumulative vaccination coverage of India has exceeded 134.61 crore, the Union Health Ministry informed on Wednesday.
The ministry’s press release said, “India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 134.61 Cr (1,34,61,14,483) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 1,41,10,887 sessions.”
It said that the recovery of 8,168 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients since the beginning of the pandemic to 3,41,46,931.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.38 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the ministry said. India has logged 6,984 new COVID-19 cases and 247 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry informed. “Active cases constitute 0.25 per cent of the country’s total positive cases, which is lowest since March 2020,” the ministry said.