According to data released on Saturday by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India recorded 21,411 new COVID cases in the previous 24 hours, with a daily case positive rate of 4.46 percent.
1,50,100 instances are now active in the nation, which represents 0.34 percent of all cases. 20,726 COVID patients have recovered in the previous 24 hours, according to the Ministry. The nation’s overall number of disease-free citizens increased to 4,31,92,379 people. At the moment, the recovery rate is 98.46%.
During this time, 67 individuals passed away from the virus, bringing the total number of fatalities to 5,25,997.
Up to 4,80202 COVID samples were examined. At 4.46 percent, the weekly positive rate is now.
34,93,209 doses of COVID were given in the past 24 hours as part of the nation’s widespread immunisation campaign. Cumulatively, 2,01,68,14,771 vaccinations were administered across the nation, of which 92.90 crore were second doses and 6.93 crore were precautionary injections.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that India has “made history again” after reaching a significant milestone by giving out two billion doses of vaccination in only 18 months.
The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, congratulated all Indians for reaching a “unique milestone” and stated he is “proud of all who helped to make India’s immunization programme unprecedented in scope and speed.” It has “strengthened the global struggle against COVID-19,” he continued.
“India once more makes history! Congratulations to everyone in India on reaching the historic milestone of 200 crore vaccination doses. Proud of those who helped India’s immunizationn campaign achieve unprecedented levels of speed and scale. As a result, the worldwide struggle against COVID-19 has gained strength “PM Modi posted on Twitter.