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India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 58.89 Cr

India - Press Information Bureau

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Recovery Rate (97.68%) at its highest since March 2020

25,467 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

At less than 1% of total cases, Active Cases lowest since March 2020

India's Active Caseload (3,19,551) lowest in 156 days is 0.98% of Total Cases

Daily Positivity Rate (1.55%) less than 3% for last 29 days

Posted On: 24 AUG 2021 10:07AM by PIB Delhi

India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 58.89 Cr (58,89,97,805) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 65,03,493 sessions.

The break-up of the cumulative figure as per the provisional report till 8 am today include:


HCWs 1st Dose 1,03,53,692
2nd Dose 82,32,742
FLWs 1st Dose 1,83,07,076
2nd Dose 1,26,40,318
Age Group 18-44 years 1st Dose 22,03,32,468
2nd Dose 2,03,29,375
Age Group 45-59 years 1st Dose 12,34,70,622
2nd Dose 4,93,70,668
Over 60 years 1st Dose 8,36,87,351
2nd Dose 1,03,53,692
Total 58,89,97,805


The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country.

The recovery of 39,486 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,17,20,112.

Consequently, India's recovery rate stands at 97.68%, the highest since March 2020.



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 58 consecutive days now.

 25,467 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.


High recoveries and a low number of new cases have subsided the Active Caseload to 3,19,551 which is at its lowest in 156 days.  At 0.98%, Active cases presently form less than 1% of the country's total Positive Cases. Active Caseload is at its lowest since March 2020.


The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 16,47,526 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 50.93 Cr (50,93,91,792) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.90% remains less than 3% for the last 60 days now. The Daily Positivity rate also stands at 1.55%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for the last 29 days and below 5% for 78 consecutive days now.





HFW/COVID States data/23rd August2021/2

(Release ID: 1748459)

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