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India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 137.67 Cr

India - Press Information Bureau

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

More than 15 Lakh doses administered in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently at 98.39% is highest since March 2020

6,563 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India's Active Caseload currently(82,267) is lowest in 572 days

Weekly Positivity Rate (0.60%) less than 1% for last 36 days

Posted On: 20 DEC 2021 9:47AM by PIB Delhi

With the administration of 15,82,079 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 137.67 Cr (1,37,67,20,359) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 1,44,91,123 sessions.

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


 HCWs 1st Dose 1,03,86,261
2nd Dose 96,45,996
 FLWs 1st Dose 1,83,83,973
2nd Dose 1,67,72,043
 Age Group 18-44 years 1st Dose 48,68,79,459
2nd Dose 29,37,59,017
 Age Group 45-59 years 1st Dose 19,15,95,978
2nd Dose 14,00,66,251
 Over 60 years 1st Dose 11,97,15,150
2nd Dose 8,95,16,231
Total 1,37,67,20,359


The recovery of 8,077 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,41,87,017.

Consequently, India's recovery rate stands at 98.39%,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 53days now.

6,563 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.


India's Active Caseloadis presently at 82,267. This is lowest in 572 days. Active cases constitute 0.24% 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 8,77,055tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 66.51 Cr (66,51,12,580) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.60% remains less than 1% for the last 36 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be0.75%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 2% for last 77 days and below 3% for 112consecutive days now.




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(Release ID: 1783309)

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