Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday said the country has completed the COVID-19 vaccination of 90 per cent of its adult population.
Taking to Twitter, the Union Health Minister wrote, "What an extraordinary feat! With PM @NarendraModi Ji's mantra of Sabka Saath, Sabka Prayas, India achieves complete vaccination of 90% of its adult population." "Way to go! We will win the battle against the pandemic together," he added.
Active COVID-19 cases in country rise to 1,13,864
India logged 16,135 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,35,18,564, while the active cases increased to 1,13,864, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated today.
The death toll climbed to 5,25,223 with 24 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.26 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.54 per cent, the ministry said. An increase of 2,153 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.