With the administration of 64,51,423 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, the country's COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the cumulative figure of 76.57 Cr (76,57,17,137) as per provisional reports till 7 am today (September 16). This has been achieved through 77,22,914 sessions.
The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The recovery of 38,303 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the pandemic's beginning) to 3,25,60,474. Consequently, India's recovery rate stands at 97.64%.
Sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs continue the trend of less than 50,000 Daily New Cases are being reported for 81 consecutive days now. 30,570 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. The Active Caseload is presently 3,42,923. Active cases presently constitute 1.03% 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 15,79,761tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 54.77 Cr (54,77,01,729) cumulative tests. While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.93% remains less than 3% for the last 83 days. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 1.94%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for the last 17 days and below 5% for 100 consecutive days.