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Addressing a press briefing, he said India was the fastest country to reach 6 million vaccination doses of COVID-19 in 24 days. Bhushan said within the country also some states have performed well while others need to improve their vaccination coverage. On the other hand, Bhushan said, there are 11 states and UTs that have vaccinated less than 40 per cent of healthcare workers.
India recorded a single-day rise of 78,524 COVID-19 cases and 971 fatalities in a span of 24 hours, the total COVID-19 cases mounted to 68,35,655 with the death toll at 1,05,526. With over 75,000 people recovering from COVID-19 every day in India, the country`s recoveries is 6.3 times more than active cases of coronavirus.
As per the Ministry of Health data, the total number of coronavirus case hold stands at 63,94,068, while the death toll climbed to 99,773 with the infection claiming 1,095 lives in a span of 24 hours. The total recoveries have surged to 53,52,078. The recovery rate in India stands at 83.70 percent. There are 9,42,217 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 14.74 percent of the total caseload.