India’s overall Govt-19 vaccine coverage crossed 94.62 crore on Saturday, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). According to the ministry, more than 60 lakh vaccines were distributed till 7 pm on Saturday.
“The number of daily vaccinations is expected to increase tonight with the compilation of final reports for the final day,” MoHFW said.
In the last 24 hours, 60,66,412 vaccines were injected into eligible beneficiaries, of which 30,66,540 were the first dose and 29,99,872 the second dose. So far, 94,62,90,307 vaccines have been distributed to the population of the country. Of these, 68,00,70,189 were given as the first drug and 26,62,20,118 as the second drug.
Meanwhile, the country saw 19,740 Govt-19 infections in a single day, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 3,39,35,309, while the number of active cases dropped to 2,36,643, the lowest in 206 days, according to data from the Federal Ministry of Health.
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There were 30 new Govt-19 cases reported in Delhi on Saturday, while the positive rate was 0.05 per cent, according to data shared by the city health department.
No new deaths have been reported in the national capital, the health ministry said in a statement.
According to official data, only one death due to corona virus infection has been reported so far this month. Last month, five deaths were recorded.
With 30 new cases, the number of infections in Delhi has increased to 14,39,166. The death toll was 25,088, according to the bulletin.
On Friday, the national capital registered 39 cases, with a positive rate of 0.06 percent.