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India hits 100 crore mark in covid vaccination

Updated: October 21, 2021 1:53 pm

India has achieved the major milestone of administering 100 crore doses COVID vaccines under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.

Union Health Ministry said, more than 48 lakh vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. It said, 18 thousand 454 new cases were reported in the country in the last 24 hours.

India’s Active caseload stands at one lakh 78 thousand 831. Active cases account for less than one per cent of total cases and it is currently at 0.52 per cent, the lowest since March last year.

A total of 17 thousand 561 people recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours and with this, total recoveries touched three crore 34 lakh 95 thousand and 808. The Ministry said, the recovery rate is currently at 98.15 per cent which is the highest since March last year.

The weekly positivity rate currently stands at 1.34 per cent which is less than three per cent for the last 118 days. Daily positivity rate is at 1.48 per cent which is less than three per cent for last 52 days.

Over 59 crore 57 lakh COVID tests have been conducted so far. More than 12 lakh 47 thousand tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.

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