Covid-19: India reports 42,015 cases in the last 24 hours

The active caseload is currently at 4,07,170 with a cumulative total of 3,11,74,322 cases.

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  • Publish Date - July 21, 2021 / 10:05 AM IST
Covid-19: India reports 42,015 cases in the last 24 hours
Cumulative vaccine doses administered so far have reached 41.54 crores.

India has reported 42,015 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The total recoveries across the country so far are 3,03,90,687. According to the health ministry’s data, 36,977 patients recovered during the last 24 hours.

The active caseload is currently at 4,07,170 with a cumulative total of 3,11,74,322 cases. The national recovery rate of Covid-19 has increased to 97.36% with 36,977 patients recovering during the last 24 hours till 8:00 AM.

The weekly positivity rate stands below 5 %, at 2.09%. The daily positivity rate currently stands at 2.27%, less than 3% for 30 consecutive days.

The testing capacity has also been substantially ramped up to 44.91 crores in the country.

Vaccination drive

Cumulative vaccine doses administered so far have reached 41.54 crores.

The new phase of universalisation of the vaccination programme commenced from June 21. Under the programme, the central government made inoculation free of cost for all adults. Vaccines were earlier free for people above 45 years of age.

The government will procure and supply free of cost 75% of the vaccines being produced by vaccine manufacturers in the country to states /UTs, it said.

More than 70% of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities, according to the ministry.

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