States and UTs had provided over 65 crore vaccine doses via central government and through direct procurement. After total vaccine administration till now, over 4.36 crore unutilised doses are still available with the states and UTs while 1.20 crore doses are now in the pipeline.
A total of 3,20,63,616 patients have beaten the virus and recovered since the beginning of the pandemic out of which 34,791 patients recovered in the last 24 hours. India’s recovery rate now stands at 97.45 percent.
India reported less than 50,000 cases for 68 consecutive days; the number however still remains high. India reported 45,352 fresh cases in the last 24 hours. This addition takes the active caseload to 3,99,778 which constitutes 1.22 percent of the total positive cases reported in the country.
The testing capacity has been ramped up extensively which has helped in identifying a COVID-19 case before the person affected can infect others. 16,66,334 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours taking the total number of tests conducted so far to over 52.65 Cr.
India has fared well in terms of keeping the positivity rate under 3 percent for a while now. The daily positivity rate that has been below five percent for 88 consecutive days has slightly dropped from the previous day to 2.72 percent.
The weekly positivity rate which has come down rapidly from the positivity rate recorded during the second wave, stands at 2.66 percent and has remained less than 3 percent for the last 70 days.