The Union Health Ministry has stated that India has completed vaccinating over 70 Lakh people till February 11, reaching the figure just in 26 days, India has now become the fastest country to do so. Just behind are the USA and UK. The USA took 27 days and the UK took 48 days to reach the same figure. The total vaccination coverage of 70,17,114 includes 57,05,228 healthcare workers and 13,11,886 frontline workers, the ministry said. A total of 1,43,056 sessions have been conducted so far.
The ministry also added that India’s active cases per million population (104) is amongst the lowest in the world while The National Recovery Rate (97.26 percent) continues to be one of the highest globally. Bihar and Tripura are one of the most performing states. The ministry has also given numerical data updates on other covid related statistics as well.