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India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 68.46 Cr

India - Press Information Bureau

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

More than 71 Lakh doses administered in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently at 97.42%

42,766 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India's Active Caseload (4,10,048) is 1.24% of Total Cases

Weekly Positivity Rate (2.62%) less than 3% for last 72 days

Posted On: 05 SEP 2021 9:56AM by PIB Delhi

In a significant achievement, India's cumulative vaccination coverage crossed 68 Crore landmark yesterday. With the administration of 71,61,760vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 68.46Cr (68,46,69,521) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 71,39,683sessions.

The break-up of the cumulative figureas per the provisional report till 7 am today include:


HCWs 1st Dose 1,03,60,742
2nd Dose 84,73,611
FLWs 1st Dose 1,83,29,504
2nd Dose 1,35,42,999
Age Group 18-44 years 1st Dose 27,04,12,926
2nd Dose 3,36,97,606
Age Group 45-59 years 1st Dose 13,60,64,549
2nd Dose 5,77,46,049
Over 60 years 1st Dose 8,93,79,209
2nd Dose 4,66,62,326
Total 68,46,69,521


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

The recovery of 38,091 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,21,38,092.

Consequently, India's recovery rate stands at 97.42%.



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 70 consecutive days now.

42,766 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.


The Active Caseload is presently4,10,048. Active cases presently constitute 1.24% 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 17,47,476tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 53 Cr (53,00,58,218) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 2.62% remains less than 3% for the last 72 days now. The Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.45%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 5% for 90 consecutive days now.





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(Release ID: 1752212)

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