India COVID 19 vaccination coverage crosses 164.44 crore

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India COVID 19 vaccination coverage crosses 164.44 crore

New Delhi India January 28, ANI With the administration of over 57 lakh vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India's cumulative COVID 19 vaccine coverage has exceeded 164.44 crore, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday.

The Ministry said more than 57 lakh doses 57,35, 692 vaccine doses were over the last 24 hours, India's COVID 19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 164.44 crore 1,64, 44,73, 216, as per provisional reports until 7 am today. This has been achieved through 1,79, 63,318 sessions.

As per the Ministry, 4,43, 89,137 vaccines have been administered to beneficiaries of the age group 15 -- 18 years, and 1,03, 41,442 as precaution doses.

The release informed that 3,47, 443 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours, and the cumulative tally of recovered patients is now 3,80, 24,771 since the beginning of the epidemic.

In the last 24 hours, 2,51, 209 new COVID cases were reported, taking India's active caseload to 21,05, 611 India's active caseload.

The country's weekly positivity rate is currently 17.47 per cent and the daily positivity rate is 15.88 per cent, the Ministry said.