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Covid-19 India Update: Vaccination Drive Completes One Year Today, 156+ Crore Doses Given So Far

India reported 2,71,202 fresh Covid-19 cases, marginally higher than the previous day figure. 1,38,331 patients recovered during the last 24 hours. And with this the recovery rate reaches at 94.51%. The daily positivity rate reaches at 16.28%. India’s active caseload currently stands 15,50,377, active cases stand at 4.18%. The number of COVID-19 cases has started… Continue reading Covid-19 India Update: Vaccination Drive Completes One Year Today, 156+ Crore Doses Given So Far

India reported 2,71,202 fresh Covid-19 cases, marginally higher than the previous day figure. 1,38,331 patients recovered during the last 24 hours. And with this the recovery rate reaches at 94.51%. The daily positivity rate reaches at 16.28%.

India’s active caseload currently stands 15,50,377, active cases stand at 4.18%. The number of COVID-19 cases has started falling in a few cities in India, but it is still unclear whether the country is under-reporting the cases or if there has been a fall in testing.

Relatively, two states namely Kerala and West Bengal reported maximum Covid-19 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, with both of them recording 17,755 and 19,064 cases respectively.

According to the data given by Health Ministry, A total of 7,743 Omicron cases were reported in India so far. The three states that recorded more than 20,000 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours are Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Delhi.

Maharashtra reported 42,462 new cases & 23 deaths in the last 24 hours. Its capital city Mumbai reported 10,661 new cases & 11 deaths yesterday. Tamil Nadu registered 23,989 new cases & 11 deaths yesterday. Delhi logged 20,718 new cases & 30 deaths in last 24 hours.

In a bid to ramp up the vaccination process, the country has administered the cumulative figure of 156.76 crore vaccine doses so far.

India on Sunday completed its one year of Covid-19 vaccination. The vaccination drive began with the inoculation of frontline workers and with the rollout of two vaccines – Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin and Serum Institute of India’s Covishield.

Till now, India’s 90 per cent of the eligible population has received the first dose while 60 per cent has received the second dose of the vaccines.