India recorded 39,097 new COVID-19 cases and 546 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry informed on Saturday (July 24, 2021).
India’s total coronavirus caseload has now increased to 3,13,32,159, of which, 4,20,016 have succumbed to the virus, while 4,08,977 are active cases. A decline of 3,881 cases was recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
More than 44.53 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs – Ministry of Health, India
More than 2.98 Crore balance and unutilized doses still available with
A total of 3,05,03,166 people have recovered from the COVID-19 infections in the country. At least 35,087 people recovered from the infection on Saturday, taking the national recovery rate to 97.35 percent.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) revealed that the cumulative number of Covid vaccine doses administered so far in the country has reached 42.34 crore.
As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, Government of India has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them COVID Vaccines free of cost.
In the new phase of the universalization of the COVID19 vaccination drive, the Union Government will procure and supply (free of cost) 75% of the vaccines being produced by the vaccine manufacturers in the country to States and UTs.