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June 28, 2021 / 11:00 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage exceeds 32.85 crores: Union Health Ministry

Coronavirus News Highlights: The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 32.36 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry.

Coronavirus News Highlights: India’s brutal second wave of COVID-19 pandemic is receding but the cases of Delta plus variant, classified as a variant of concern (VOC), are increasing in the country. So far, the country has recorded over 3.02 crore confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 3,96,730 deaths. A total of 2,93,09,607 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far. There are 5,72,994 active COVID-19 cases in the country, which comprises 1.89 percent of the total caseload, the data stated.

India's recovery rate now stands at 96.8 percent. Globally, more than 18.10 crore people have been infected by the coronavirus and 39.21 lakh have died so far. India has begun the third phase of the vaccination drive in which everyone above 18 years of age will be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine. India's drug regulator has granted restricted emergency use approval for three vaccines - Covishield, Covaxin, and Sputnik V. The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 32.36 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry.

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