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Over 80 lakh 52 thousand people vaccinated for COVID-19 across country so far; Recovery rate improves to 97.31 per cent

The government has said that more than 80 lakh 52 thousand beneficiaries have been vaccinated for COVID-19 till date across the country. Addressing media in New Delhi, Joint Secretary in the Health Ministry, Dr Mandeep Bhandari said the second dose of COVID-19 vaccination started from yesterday for beneficiaries who have completed 28 days after the receipt of the first dose. He said, seven thousand 668 healthcare workers, have been vaccinated in the second phase so far.

Dr Bhandari said, more than 59 lakh healthcare workers and over 21 lakh frontline workers have been vaccinated till date. The Health Ministry said, a total of 34 persons have been hospitalized after being administered the COVID-19 vaccine, so far.

This comprises 0.0004 per cent of the total vaccinations. Of the 34 cases of hospitalization, 21 were discharged after treatment, while 11 persons died and two are under treatment.

The country’s COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 97.31 per cent. A total of 11 thousand 106 COVID patients have recovered during the last 24 hours. Over one crore six lakh 11 thousand people have recovered from the disease so far while the active COVID-19 cases in the country stand at over 1.37 lakh.  

Health Ministry said, the actual caseload currently comprises only 1.26 per cent of the total positive cases.  

In the past 24 hours, 12,194 new cases and 92 deaths were reported in the country. India’s Case Fatality Rate is at 1.43 per cent, which is one of the lowest globally.  The Health Ministry also informed that over 82  lakh 63 thousand beneficiaries have been vaccinated against COVID-19 so far. 

 

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