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India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 135.25 Cr

India - Press Information Bureau

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

More than 60 Lakh doses administered in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently at 98.38% is highest since March 2020

7,974 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India's Active Caseload currently stands at 87,245

Weekly Positivity Rate (0.64%) less than 1% for last 32 days

Posted On: 16 DEC 2021 9:56AM by PIB Delhi

With the administration of 60,12,425 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 135.25 Cr (1,35,25,36,986) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 1,41,93,269 sessions.

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


 HCWs 1st Dose 1,03,85,879
2nd Dose 96,22,223
 FLWs 1st Dose 1,83,83,509
2nd Dose 1,67,28,606
 Age Group 18-44 years 1st Dose 48,26,38,011
2nd Dose 28,10,00,320
 Age Group 45-59 years 1st Dose 19,05,84,073
2nd Dose 13,64,93,497
 Over 60 years 1st Dose 11,91,14,676
2nd Dose 8,75,86,192
Total 1,35,25,36,986


The recovery of 7,948 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,41,54,879.

Consequently, India's recovery rate stands at 98.38%,highest since March 2020.


Sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs continue the trend of less than 15,000 Daily New Cases that is being reported for last 49 days now.

7,974 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.


India's Active Caseloadis presently at 87,245. Active cases constitute 0.25% of the country's total Positive Cases, which is lowest since March 2020.


The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 12,16,011 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 66.02 Cr (66,02,47,762) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.64% remains less than 1% for the last 32 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be0.57%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below2% for last 73 days and below 3% for 108 consecutive days now.





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(Release ID: 1782054)

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