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Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
24 MAR 2022 9:38AM by PIB Delhi
India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 182.23 Cr

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 182.23 Cr (1,82,23,30,356) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,15,72,370 sessions.

 

COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on 16 March, 2022. So far, more than 72 lakh (72,17,166) adolescents have been administered with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

 

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

 

Cumulative Vaccine Dose Coverage

HCWs

1st Dose

10403271

2nd Dose

9993460

Precaution Dose

4388402

FLWs

1st Dose

18412459

2nd Dose

17494613

Precaution Dose

6720473

Age Group 12-14 years

1st Dose

7217166

Age Group 15-18 years

1st Dose

56501245

2nd Dose

36371187

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

554022688

2nd Dose

461452941

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

202648174

2nd Dose

184256051

Over 60 years

1st Dose

126667775

2nd Dose

114767510

Precaution Dose

11012941

Precaution Dose

2,21,21,816

Total

1,82,23,30,356

 

Following a continuous downward trend, India’s Active Caseload has declined to 22,427 today, constituting 0.05% of the country's total Positive Cases.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.75%.  2,531 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now at 4,24,75,588.

 

1,938 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

 

The last 24 hours saw a total of 6,61,954 COVID-19 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 78.49 Cr (78,49,52,800) 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 0.35% and the Daily Positivity rate is also reported to be 0.29%.

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