Over six crore five lakh 30 thousand beneficiaries have been administered Covid-19 vaccine in the country till now.
68 thousand 20 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the 24 hour period and with this total cases have reached 1 crore 20 lakh 39 thousand 644. Till now, one crore 13 lakh 55 thousand 9 hundred persons have recovered from Covid-19. The recovery rate is now at 94.32 per cent.
Eight States, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Chhattisgarh have reported high number of COVID daily new cases. 84.5 per cent of the new cases are reported from these eight states. Maharashtra reported highest daily new cases at 40 thousand 414 yesterday.
Talking to AIR News NITI Aayog member V.K. Paul said this programme will be further accelerated in near future.