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India creates history by achieving milestone of administering 100 crore Covid vaccination; PM Modi and Union Health Minister congratulate India

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 21, Oct 2021
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India has achieved the major milestone of administering 100 crore doses COVID vaccines under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.  Union Health Ministry said, more than 48 lakh vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. It said, 18 thousand 454 new cases were reported in the country in the last 24 hours.

India's Active caseload stands at one lakh 78 thousand 831. Active cases account for less than one per cent of total cases and it is currently at 0.52 per cent, the lowest since March last year.

A total of 17 thousand 561 people recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours and with this, total recoveries touched three crore 34 lakh 95 thousand and 808. The Ministry said, the recovery rate is currently at 98.15 per cent which is the highest since March last year.

The weekly positivity rate currently stands at 1.34 per cent which is less than three per cent for the last 118 days. Daily positivity rate is at 1.48 per cent which is less than three per cent for last 52 days.  

Over 59 crore 57 lakh COVID tests have been conducted so far. More than 12 lakh 47 thousand tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated India on crossing 100 crore vaccinations. He expressed gratitude to the doctors, nurses and all those who worked to achieve this feat. In a tweet, Mr. Modi said that India has scripted history. He said that the country is witnessing the triumph of Indian science, enterprise and collective spirit of 130 crore Indians.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Ram Manohar Lohia, RML Hospital in New Delhi this morning as the country achieved the milestone of 100 crore COVID vaccination coverage. Mr Modi was received by Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya.

Meanwhile, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has congratulated the countrymen on the achievement of administering 100 crore doses of COVID vaccines. In a tweet, Mr Mandaviya said that this is the result of the able leadership of visionary Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Sources : News On Air