Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

100.59 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive

More than 61 Lakh doses administered in last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently at 98.16%; Highest since March 2020

15,786 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India's Active Caseload (1,75,745) is lowest in 232 days

Weekly Positivity Rate (1.31%) less than 3% for last 119 days

Posted On: 22 OCT 2021 10:04AM by PIB Delhi

With the administration of 61,27,277 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed 100 Cr mark to reach 100.59 Cr (1,00,59,04,580) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.  This has been achieved through 99,59,884 sessions.

The break-up of the cumulative figureas per the provisional report till 7 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

1st Dose


2nd Dose



Over 60 years

1st Dose


2nd Dose





The recovery of 18,641 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,35,14,449.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.16%. Recovery Rate is currently at its highest peak 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 117 consecutive days now.

15,786 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

The Active Caseload remains below 2 lakh mark and is presently at 1,75,745 which is lowest in 232 days. Active cases presently constitute 0.51% 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

13,24,263tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 59.70 Cr (59,70,66,481) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.31% remains less than 3% for the last 119 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be1.19%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below3% for last 53 days and below 5% for 136 consecutive days now.




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