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PIB’S BULLETIN ON COVID-19

Posted On: 08 DEC 2021 6:36PM by PIB Delhi

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  • Over 130 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • India's Active caseload currently stands at 93,733; lowest in 555 days
  • Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.27%; Lowest since March 2020
  • Recovery Rate currently at 98.36%; Highest since March 2020
  • 9,525 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,40,89,137
  • 8,439 new cases in the last 24 hours
  • Daily positivity rate (0.70%) less than 2% for last 65 days
  • Weekly Positivity Rate (0.76%) less than 1% for last 24 days
  • 65.06 cr Total Tests conducted so far

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PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU

MINISTRY OF INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 130 Cr

More than73 Lakh doses administered in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently at 98.36%

8,439 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India's Active Caseload(93,733) is lowest in 555 days

Weekly Positivity Rate (0.76%) less than 1% for last 24 days

 

With the administration of 73,62,000 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 130 Cr today. This has been achieved through 1,35,05,139 sessions.

The break-up of the cumulative figure as per the provisional report till 7 am today include:

 

 

HCWs

1st Dose

1,03,84,977

2nd Dose

95,63,730

 

FLWs

1st Dose

1,83,81,800

2nd Dose

1,66,23,661

 

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

47,10,59,550

2nd Dose

25,23,53,394

 

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

18,77,74,682

2nd Dose

12,84,68,102

 

Over 60 years

1st Dose

11,74,85,990

2nd Dose

8,33,24,089

Total

1,29,54,19,975

 

The recovery of 9,525 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,40,89,137.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.36%,highest since March 2020.

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Sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs continue the trend of less than 15,000 Daily New Cases that is being reported for last 41days now.

8,439 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

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India’s Active Caseload presently at 93,733 is lowest in 555 days. Active cases constitute 0.27% of the country's total Positive Cases, which is lowest since March 2020.

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The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 12,13,130 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 65.06 Cr (65,06,60,144) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.76% remains less than 1% for the last 24 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be0.70%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below2% for last 65 days and below 3% for 100 consecutive days now.

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Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs

More than 139 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

More than 19.19 Crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses still available with States/UTs

 

The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The nationwide COVID 19 vaccination started on 16th January 2021. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June 2021. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them, and streamlining the vaccine supply chain.

As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, Government of India has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them COVID Vaccines free of cost. In the new phase of the universalization of the COVID19 vaccination drive, the Union Government will procure and supply (free of cost) 75% of the vaccines being produced by the vaccinemanufacturers in the country to States and UTs.

 

 

VACCINE DOSES

 

(As on 8 December 2021)

SUPPLIED

1,39,51,88,670

BALANCE AVAILABLE  

19,19,03,551

More than 139 crore (1,39,51,88,670) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through Govt of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category.

More than19.19 Cr (19,19,03,551) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

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