Sep 05, 2021, 08:38PM ISTSource: TOI.in

Under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive across India, over 68.46 crore vaccine doses have been administered. This is according to the provisional report released by the ministry of health and family welfare. According to the figures available, more than 1 crore healthcare workers have been inoculated with the first dose of Covid vaccine while 84.49 lakh people have been inoculated with both the doses, states the report. India reported 42,766 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. And India has over 4 lakh active cases of Covid. India’s recovery rate currently stood at 97.42%. Kerala reported 29,682 new Covid cases and 142 deaths on Saturday.