Over 1 crore doses in a single day: India repeats Covid-19 vaccination feat twice in 5 days

With the administration of 1,33,18,718 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 65.41 Cr (65,41,13,508) as per provisional reports

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New Delhi: In a landmark achievement, India administered more than 1 Crore COVID-19 vaccine doses 31st August. This feat has been achieved twice in last 5 days. With the administration of 1,33,18,718 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 65.41 Cr (65,41,13,508) as per provisional reports. This has been achieved through 69,06,357 sessions.
The break-up of the cumulative figure as per the provisional report till 7 am on 1st September, 2021 include:
 

HCWs

1st Dose 1,03,58,781
2nd Dose 83,94,433
 

FLWs

1st Dose 1,83,24,133
2nd Dose 1,32,40,353
 

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose 25,49,87,186
2nd Dose 2,87,15,564
 

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose 13,21,30,747
2nd Dose 5,51,36,560
 

Over 60 years

1st Dose 8,75,30,680
2nd Dose 4,52,95,071
Total 65,41,13,508
The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country.
The recovery of  33,964 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,19,93,644.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.51%.
Sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs continue the trend of less than 50,000 Daily New Cases that is being reported for 66 consecutive days now.
 41,965 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.
The Active Caseload is presently 3,78,181.  Active cases presently constitute 1.15% of the country’s total Positive Cases.
The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 16,06,785 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 52.31 Cr (52,31,84,293) cumulative tests.
While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 2.58% remains less than 3% for the last 68 days now. The Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.61%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 5% for 86 consecutive days now.