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India inches closer to administer eight crore COVID-19 vaccines

Covid-19 vaccination drive in the country crossed a landmark milestone today. The Health and Family Welfare Ministry informed that over eight crore thirty-one lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine been administered to beneficiaries so far. In the last 24 hours, a record number of over 43 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been inoculated to the beneficiaries.

The Health Ministry informed that a total of 96 thousand 982 new cases have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours taking the cumulative positive cases to over one crore twenty-six lakh. A total of four hundred forty-six deaths have been reported in the country within one day taking the toll to over one lakh sixty-five thousand across the country.

Meanwhile, rapid rise in the new Covid-19 cases has increased the active caseloads in the country. At present, there are more than seven lakh eighty-eight thousand active cases in the country which comprises 6.21 per cent of the total positive cases.

Amid the rising new cases, the recovery rate has declined to 92.48 per cent in the country. The Ministry informed that more than fifty thousand people have recovered from the corona virus infection within 24 hours. So far, more than one crore 17 lakh patients have already recovered from this infectious disease.

 

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