e total caseload, the data stated. India’s recovery rate continues to rise and now stands at 97.05 percent. Globally, over 10.38 crore people have been infected by the coronavirus and 22.51 lakh have died so far. Many countries, including India, have granted emergency use authorization for COVID-19 vaccines and have started vaccinating healthcare workers and high-risk groups. India’s regulator has granted restricted emergency use approval for two vaccines — Covishield and Covaxin. Over 39.5 lakh people have been given their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in India so far.