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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 180.80 Cr

More than 3 lakh vaccine doses administered for age group 12-14 years in the last 24 hours

India's Active caseload declines to 30,799 today; stands at 0.07% of India’s total Positive Cases

2,539 new cases reported in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently stands at 98.73%

Weekly Positivity Rate is presently at 0.42%

Posted On: 17 MAR 2022 9:46AM by PIB Delhi

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 180.80 Cr (1,80,80,24,147) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,12,61,666 sessions.

COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on 16 March, 2022. In the last 24 hours, more than 3 lakh (3,00,405) 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

1,04,02,876

2nd Dose

99,88,133

Precaution Dose

43,40,771

FLWs

1st Dose

1,84,11,930

2nd Dose

1,74,84,152

Precaution Dose

66,23,571

Age Group 12-14 years

1st Dose

3,00,405

Age Group 15-18 years

1st Dose

5,61,03,820

2nd Dose

3,50,69,122

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

55,36,41,508

2nd Dose

45,81,76,335

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

20,25,84,287

2nd Dose

18,34,33,562

Over 60 years

1st Dose

12,66,25,180

2nd Dose

11,42,49,464

Precaution Dose

1,05,89,031

Precaution Dose

2,15,53,373

Total

1,80,80,24,147

 

Following a continuous downward trend, India’s Active Caseload has further declined to 30,799 today, constituting 0.07% of the country's total Positive Cases.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.73%.  4,491 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now at 4,24,54,546.

 

2,539 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

 

The last 24 hours saw a total of 7,17,330 COVID-19 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 78.12 Cr (78,12,24,304) 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 0.42% and the Daily Positivity rate is reported to be 0.35%.

 

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