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PIB’S BULLETIN ON COVID-19

Posted On: 17 MAY 2021 2:31PM by PIB Delhi

 

 

 

  • Daily new COVID cases less than 3L after 26 days
  • More than 20 crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs Free of Cost by Govt. of India, so far
  • Transporter of Oxygen Containers to Dubai by IAF
     

 

 

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PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU

MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND BROADCASTING

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

 

 

Daily new COVID cases less than 3L after 26 days

 

  • India’s cumulative recoveries have reached 2,11,74,076 today. The National Recovery Rate is 84.81%.
  • 3,78,741 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.
  • Also, 24-hour Recoveries have outnumbered the daily new COVID Cases for the sixth time in last 7 days and consistently in the last 4 days.
  • The National Mortality Rate currently stands at 1.10%
  • In addition, the foreign aid of relief materials continues to be swiftly cleared, apportioned and sent to States/UTs to combat COVID-19. Cumulatively, 11,058 Oxygen Concentrators; 13,496 Oxygen Cylinders; 19 Oxygen Generation Plants; 7,365 ventilators/Bi PAP; ~5.3L Remdesivir vials delivered/ dispatched through road and air, so far.

For Details : https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1719267

 

More than 20 crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs Free of Cost by Govt. of India, so far

More than 2 crore doses still available with States/UTs to be administered.Nearly 3 lakh doses in addition will be received by States/UTs in next 3 days

 

For Details : https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1719266

 

Transporter of Oxygen Containers to Dubai by IAF

 

The heavy lift transport fleet of IAF has been airlifting empty cryogenic oxygen tankers to their filling stations in India since 22 April 2021, so that they may be filled and transported to their destinations by road or rail. The same activity is now being undertaken at international destinations.

 

For Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1719272

 

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