Coronavirus India LIVE updates: India observes dip in vaccination since June 21, shows government data

Testing of residents at Giriraj Housing Society in Seawoods, Navi Mumbai. (Express photo by Amit Chakravarty)

India coronavirus: Average daily covid vaccination in India has witnessed decline since June 21, according to government data. Health Ministry added that over 1.54 crore covid vaccine doses are with the states, UTs and private hospitals. On an average, 61.14 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine were administered from June 21 to June 27. This plunge in average daily vaccination was observed after the universalisation of Covid-19 vaccines.

India Sunday reported 37,154 new Covid-19 cases and 724 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to data from the Union Health Ministry. While Kerala reported 12,220 new cases, Maharashtra detected 8,535 infections. The country’s active caseload stands at 4,50,899. Active cases in Maharashtra have increased by more than 2,000. Maharashtra now has more active cases than Kerala.

The total number of coronavirus cases in the country has reached 3,08,74,376 while the overall death toll stands at 4,08,764. With 3,00,14,713 recoveries, the recovery rate has increased to 97.22 per cent, the ministry said. At least 37,73,52,501 people have been given one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine so far, the ministry said.

Meanhwile, over 84,000 Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) personnel have tested positive for Covid-19 so far, and 331 have succumbed to the virus. More than 35 per cent of infections and almost 40 per cent of…

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