Bhubaneswar, September 8: With the administration of 78,47,625 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, country’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the cumulative figure of 70.75 crore (70,75,43,018) as per provisional reports till 7 AM of Wednesday. This has been achieved through 72, 81,305 sessions.
The recovery of 39,114 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3, 22, 64,051.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.48 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 73 consecutive days now.
Total 37,875 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.
The Active Caseload is presently 3,91,256. Active cases presently constitute 1.18 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 17, 53, 745 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 53.49 crore (53,49,43,093) cumulative tests.
While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, the Weekly Positivity Rate at 2.49 per cent remains less than 3 per cent for the last 75 days now. The Daily Positivity rate dips to2.16 per cent. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3 per cent for the last 9 days and below 5 per cent for 93 consecutive days now.