India has surpassed the United States in vaccination coverage against the coronavirus amid a drop in fresh positive cases in the country, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said on Monday morning.
According to the Union Health Ministry, India has administered 32,36,63,297 doses of COVID-19 vaccines, while the US has given 32, 33,27,328 jabs.
Continuing with its downward trend, India today reported less than 50,000 fresh infections of coronavirus and less than 1,000 deaths in the last 24 hours. The new cases have pushed the country’s overall tally to 3,02,79,331, as per the latest data shared by the health ministry.
The country has reported as many as 46,148 fresh COVID-19 cases, 58,578 discharges, and 979 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said. The new deaths pushed India’s Covid-19 death toll to 3,96,730, while the total recoveries surged to 2,93,09,607.
The overall COVID tally in the country stands at 3,02,79,331. A total of 5,72,994 cases are currently active in the country, according to the health ministry.
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Active Cases*||Cured/Discharged/Migrated*||Deaths**|
|Total||Change since yesterday||Cumulative||Change since yesterday||Cumulative||Change since yesterday|
|1||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||62||8||7266||1||127|
|8||Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||45||10490||5||4|
|14||Jammu and Kashmir||5292||338||305135||745||4304||8|
|*(Including foreign Nationals)|
|**( more than 70% cases due to comorbidities )|
|#States wise distribution is subject to further verification and reconciliation|
|#Our figures are being reconciled with ICMR|
Recovery rate improves to 96.80%
The national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 96.80 per cent, the data updated by the health ministry at 8 am showed. A net decline of 13,409 cases has been recorded in the COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
Also, 15,70,515 tests were conducted on Sunday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 40,63,71,279.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.94 per cent. It has been less than 5 per cent for 21 consecutive days, the ministry said, adding the weekly positivity rate has declined to 2.81 per cent.