New Delhi: India administered 32.1 crore doses of the coronavirus vaccine so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive, as per the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday (June 27).
According to the Union Ministry, a total of 32,17,60,077 doses have been administered. India administered 64,25,893 lakh vaccine doses in the last 24 hours.
As the new phase of universalisation of coronavirus vaccination commenced from June 21, in a landmark achievement, 88.09 lakh vaccine doses were administered on the first day of the new phase beginning June 21.
This was also the highest single-day number of jabs in the world.
Meanwhile, India on Sunday reported 50,040 new cases, an increase from 48,698 COVID-19 cases reported a day earlier.
This was a surge of more than 1400 cases when compared to the previous day’s tally. 1,258 deaths were reported in the same period. 57,944 recoveries were reported on Sunday down from 64,818 on Saturday.
India on Saturday had reported 48,698 new cases, 64,818 recoveries, and 1,183 deaths. Active cases in the country declined from 5,95,565 on Saturday to 5,86,403 on Sunday. The recovery rate in the country now stands at 96.75 per cent.
With these additions, the total case toll in the nation has risen to 3,02,33,183 while the total death count now stands at 3,95,751.
On the vaccination front, the country crossed the 30-crore mark on Wednesday. The data from the Ministry of Health’s website shows that 32,17,60,077 doses have been administered so far with 64,25,893 jabs being inoculated in the past 24 hours alone.