Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 58.25 Cr

Recovery Rate (97.63%) at its highest since March 2020

25,072 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India's Active Caseload (3,33,924) lowest in 155 days

Active cases constitute 1.03% of total cases; lowest since March 2020

Daily Positivity Rate (1.94%) less than 3% for last 28 days

Posted On: 23 AUG 2021 11:50AM by PIB Delhi

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 58.25 Cr (58,25,49,595) as per provisional reports till 8 am today. This has been achieved through 64,69,222 sessions. 

The break-up of the cumulative figure as per the provisional report till 8 am today include:



1st Dose


2nd Dose



1st Dose


2nd Dose


Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose


2nd Dose


Age Group 45-59 years

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2nd Dose


Over 60 years

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2nd Dose





The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country.

The recovery of 44,157 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,16,80,626.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.63%, the highest since March 2020.


Sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs continue the trend of less than 50,000 Daily New Cases that is being reported for fifty-seven consecutive days now.

 25,072 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, this is lowest in 160 days.

High recoveries and a low number of new cases have subsided the Active Caseload to 3,33,924 which is at its lowest in 155 days.  Active cases presently form only 1.03% of the country's total Positive Cases which is the lowest since March 2020.

The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 12,95,160 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 50.75 Cr (50,75,51,399) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.91% remains less than 3% for the last 59 days now. The Daily Positivity rate also stands at 1.94%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for the last 28 days and below 5% for 77 consecutive days now.




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