A total of over 49 lakh 59 thousand people have been administered Covid-19 vaccines in the country so far. Union Health Ministry said that more than five lakh nine thousand people have been inoculated with Covid-19 doses in the last 24 hours.
The Ministry said, 61 per cent of beneficiaries vaccinated are from eight States and Union Territories. Uttar Pradesh accounts for 11.9 per cent of the total beneficiaries vaccinated in India.
Meanwhile, the country’s COVID-19 recovery rate reached 97.16 per cent with the total recovery of more than 15 thousand patients in the last 24 hours.
The Ministry said that more than one crore four lakh patients have already recovered from this disease. Presently, the total number of active cases in the country is one lakh 51 thousand 460 which comprises only 1.40 per cent of the total positive cases.
A total number of 12 thousand 408 new cases have been reported in the country in the past 24 hours taking the cumulative positive cases to over one crore eight lakh. The Health Ministry said, 120 deaths have been reported during the last 24 hour taking the toll to over one lakh 54 thousand across the country.
The Indian Council of Medical Research said that various laboratories have conducted more than seven lakh 15 thousand tests of corona virus samples during the last 24 hours and more than 19 crore 99 lakh tests have been done in the country so far.