Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 140.31 Cr

More than 57 Lakh doses administered in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently at 98.40% is highest since March 2020

6,650 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India's Active Caseload currently stands at 77,516

Weekly Positivity Rate (0.59%) less than 1% for last 40 days

Posted On: 24 DEC 2021 10:00AM by PIB Delhi

With the administration of 57,44,652 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 140.31 Cr (1,40,31,63,063) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 1,48,79,511 sessions.

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



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2nd Dose




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2nd Dose



Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose


2nd Dose



Age Group 45-59 years

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Over 60 years

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2nd Dose




The recovery of 7,051 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,42,15,977.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.40%, 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 57 days now.

6,650 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

India’s Active Caseload presently at 77,516. Active cases constitute 0.22% 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 11,65,887 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 66.98 Cr (66,98,09,816) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.59% remains less than 1% for the last 40 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 0.57%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 2% for last 81 days and below 3% for 116 consecutive days now.




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