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India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 135.99 Cr

India - Press Information Bureau

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

More than 70 Lakh doses administered in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently at 98.38% is highest since March 2020

7,447 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India's Active Caseload currently stands at 86,415

Weekly Positivity Rate (0.63%) less than 1% for last 33 days

Posted On: 17 DEC 2021 9:40AM by PIB Delhi

With the administration of 70,46,805 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 135.99 Cr (1,35,99,96,267) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 1,42,79,769 sessions.

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


 HCWs 1st Dose 1,03,85,958
2nd Dose 96,29,532
 FLWs 1st Dose 1,83,83,666
2nd Dose 1,67,42,999
 Age Group 18-44 years 1st Dose 48,38,74,667
2nd Dose 28,50,59,645
 Age Group 45-59 years 1st Dose 19,08,70,116
2nd Dose 13,75,94,350
 Over 60 years 1st Dose 11,92,84,012
2nd Dose 8,81,71,322
Total 1,35,99,96,267


The recovery of 7,886 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,41,62,765.

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 50days now.

7,447 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.


India's Active Caseloadis presently at 86,415. 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 12,59,952 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 66.15 Cr (66,15,07,694) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.63% remains less than 1% for the last 33 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 0.59%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 2% for last 74 days and below 3% for 109consecutive days now.






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(Release ID: 1782505)

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