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India's Active caseload declines to 32,811 today; stands at 0.08% of India's total Positive Cases

India - Press Information Bureau

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

2,876 new cases reported in the last 24 hours

India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 180.60 Cr

Recovery Rate currently stands at 98.72%

Weekly Positivity Rate is presently at 0.44%

Posted On: 16 MAR 2022 9:18AM by PIB Delhi


Consequently, India's recovery rate stands at 98.72%. 3,884 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now at 4,24,50,055.


2,876 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.


The last 24 hours saw a total of 7,52,818 COVID-19tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 78.05 Cr (78,05,06,974) cumulative tests.

There has been a sustained fall in the weekly and daily Positivity Rates too. Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently stands at 0.44% and the Daily Positivity rate is reported to be 0.38%.


On the vaccination front, India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 180.60 Cr (1,80,60,93,107) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,11,93,183 sessions. The break-up of the cumulative figure as per the provisional report till 7 am today include:

Cumulative Vaccine Dose Coverage
HCWs 1st Dose 1,04,02,794
2nd Dose 99,87,279
Precaution Dose 43,32,071
FLWs 1st Dose 1,84,11,792
2nd Dose 1,74,82,386
Precaution Dose 66,02,146
Age Group 15-18 years 1st Dose 5,60,41,282
2nd Dose 3,47,40,004
Age Group 18-44 years 1st Dose 55,35,60,174
2nd Dose 45,74,25,030
Age Group 45-59 years 1st Dose 20,25,71,402
2nd Dose 18,32,54,385
Over 60 years 1st Dose 12,66,16,352
2nd Dose 11,41,35,545
Precaution Dose 1,05,30,465
Precaution Dose 2,14,64,682
Total 1,80,60,93,107



HFW/COVID States data/16thMarch2022/3

(Release ID: 1806398)

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