India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses the landmark of 85 Cr

New Delhi, September 26, 2021:

With the administration of 68,42,786 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 85 Cr (85,60,81,527) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.  This has been achieved through 83,64,110 sessions.

The break-up of the cumulative figure as per the provisional report till 7 am today include:



1st Dose 1,03,71,245
2nd Dose 88,28,268


1st Dose 1,83,48,990
2nd Dose 1,48,10,221

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose 34,66,84,035
2nd Dose 7,34,36,483

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose 15,59,65,608
2nd Dose 7,35,71,780

Over 60 years

1st Dose 9,94,61,207
2nd Dose 5,46,03,690
Total 85,60,81,527

The recovery of 26,032 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,29,02,351.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.77%. Recovery Rate is currently at its highest peak since March 2020.

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 91 consecutive days now.

28,326 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

The Active Caseload is presently 3,03,476.  Active cases presently constitute 0.90% 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

14,88,945 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 56.32 Cr (56,32,43,245) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.98% remains less than 3% for the last 93 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 1.90%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for last 27 days and below 5% for 110 consecutive days now.


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