COVID-19 Update: India Records 12,591 New Cases, Daily Positivity Rate at 5.46%

India has administered over 220 crore vaccine doses under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive, with a daily administration of 574 doses in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate stands at 98.67%, but 12,591 new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, with a daily positivity rate of 5.46% and a weekly positivity rate of 5.32%.
India has administered over 220 crore vaccine doses under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive, with a daily administration of 574 doses in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate stands at 98.67%, but 12,591 new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, with a daily positivity rate of 5.46% and a weekly positivity rate of 5.32%.
India has administered over 220 crore vaccine doses under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive, with a daily administration of 574 doses in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate stands at 98.67%, but 12,591 new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, with a daily positivity rate of 5.46% and a weekly positivity rate of 5.32%.

As of 20th April 2023, India has administered over 220 crore vaccine doses under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive, including second and precaution doses. With a daily administration of 574 doses in the last 24 hours, the country’s active caseload currently stands at 65,286, which accounts for 0.15% of the total cases reported. The recovery rate currently stands at 98.67%, with 10,827 new recoveries in the last 24 hours, bringing the total recoveries to 4,42,61,476. However, 12,591 new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, with a daily positivity rate of 5.46% and a weekly positivity rate of 5.32%. In total, India has conducted 92.48 crore COVID-19 tests so far, including 2,30,419 tests in the last 24 hours.

India’s Vaccination Drive Progress

India’s vaccination drive has been one of the largest in the world, with over 220 crore vaccine doses administered so far. The country has been administering two types of doses, the second dose and the precaution dose, as a preventive measure to tackle the spread of COVID-19. The second dose provides enhanced immunity against the virus, while the precaution dose is given to individuals who have come in close contact with COVID-19 patients. India’s vaccine administration rate has been accelerating, with over 574 doses administered in the last 24 hours alone.

India’s Current Situation

India’s current active caseload stands at 65,286, which accounts for 0.15% of the total cases reported. The country’s recovery rate currently stands at 98.67%, which is a positive sign in controlling the spread of COVID-19. India has been able to successfully contain the virus and manage the situation, with only 12,591 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. The daily positivity rate and weekly positivity rate have been consistently low, at 5.46% and 5.32% respectively, indicating a declining trend in the spread of the virus.

Government Measures and Guidelines

The Indian government has been taking proactive measures to contain the spread of the virus, including strict lockdowns, night curfews, and travel restrictions. The government has also been promoting the importance of vaccinations and has been conducting awareness campaigns to encourage people to get vaccinated. India has been working towards building its own vaccine manufacturing capabilities to ensure a sustainable supply of vaccines for the population. In addition, the government has been enforcing strict guidelines to ensure adherence to COVID-19 protocols, including social distancing and wearing masks in public places.

StatisticsFigures
Total Vaccine Doses220.66 cr
Second Doses Administered95.21 cr
Precaution Doses Administered22.87 cr
Doses Administered in Last 24 Hours574
Active Caseload65,286
Percentage of Active Cases0.15%
Recovery Rate98.67%
Total Recoveries in Last 24 Hours10,827
Total Recoveries4,42,61,476
New Cases in Last 24 Hours12,591
Daily Positivity Rate5.46%
Weekly Positivity Rate5.32%
Total Tests Conducted92.48 cr
Tests Conducted in Last 24 Hours2,30,419
COVID-19 UPDATE Posted On: 20 APR 2023 9:57AM Reference taken from PIB Delhi

Conclusion

India’s vaccination drive and proactive measures have been instrumental in controlling the spread of COVID-19. With a consistently low daily positivity rate and a high recovery rate, the country has been able to manage the situation effectively. However, it is important to continue to adhere to COVID-19 protocols and guidelines to ensure that the virus is contained. It is also important to continue promoting the importance of vaccinations to ensure that the population is fully vaccinated, which will provide enhanced protection against the virus.

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