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India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 54.58 Cr

India - Press Information Bureau

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Recovery Rate currently at 97.48%

32,937 Daily New Cases reported in last 24 hours

India's Active Caseload (3,81,947) presently constitute 1.18% of total cases

Daily Positivity Rate (2.79%) less than 3% for last 21 days

Posted On: 16 AUG 2021 10:55AM by PIB Delhi

India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 54.58 Cr. Cumulatively, 54,58,57,108 vaccine doses have been administered through 61,54,235 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 17,43,114 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.

These include:

HCWs 1st Dose 1,03,50,751
2nd Dose 81,00,615
FLWs 1st Dose 1,82,78,787
2nd Dose 1,21,73,133
Age Group 18-44 years 1st Dose 19,68,99,466
2nd Dose 1,54,10,416
Age Group 45-59 years 1st Dose 11,73,89,912
2nd Dose 4,57,91,230
Over 60 years 1st Dose 8,11,53,834
2nd Dose 4,03,08,964
Total 54,58,57,108


The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination has commenced from 21st June, 2021. The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country.

India's recovery rate stands at 97.48%.

Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,14,11,924 people have already recovered from COVID-19 and 35,909 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.



India has reported 32,937daily new cases in the last 24 hours.

Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported since fifty consecutive days. This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs.


India's Active Caseload today stands at 3,81,947. Active cases now constitute only1.18% of the country's total Positive Cases.


With substantially ramped up testing capacity across the country, a total of 11,81,212tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country. Cumulatively, India has conducted over 49.48 crore (49,48,05,652) tests so far.

While on one side testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate currently stands at 2.01% and the Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.79% today. Daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% forlast 21 days and below 5% for 70 consecutive days now.





HFW/COVID States data/16th August2021/3


(Release ID: 1746255)

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