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India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 80.85 crore
JammuExpress. Dated: 9/20/2021 6:19:01 PM


Recovery Rate currently at 97.72 per cent



Jammu, September 20:

With the administration of 37, 78,296 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the landmark figure of 80 crore (80, 85, 68,144). This has been achieved through 79, 78,302 sessions.

The recovery of 43,938 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3, 27,15,105.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.72 per cent. Sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs continue the trend of less than 50,000 Daily New Cases that is being reported for 85 consecutive days now.

30,256 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. The Active Caseload is presently 3,18,181. Active cases presently constitute 0.95 per cent of the country's total Positive Cases. The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 11,77,607 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 55.36 Cr (55,36,21,766) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, the Weekly Positivity Rate at 2.07 percent remains less than 3 per cent for the last 87 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 2.57 per cent. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3 per cent for the last 21 days and below 5 per cent for 104 consecutive days now. The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country.

The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June 2021. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them, and streamlining the vaccine supply chain.

As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, the Government of India has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them COVID Vaccines free of cost. In the new phase of the universalization of the COVID19 vaccination drive, the Union Government will procure and supply (free of cost) 75 percent of the vaccines being produced by the vaccine manufacturers in the country to States and UTs.

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