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PIB’S BULLETIN ON COVID-19

Posted On: 17 FEB 2022 6:37PM by PIB Delhi

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  • 174.24 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • India's Active caseload currently stands at 3,32,918
  • Active cases stand at 0.78%
  • Recovery Rate currently at 98.03%
  • 67,538 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 4,19,10,984
  • 30,757 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours
  • Daily positivity rate (2.61%)
  • Weekly Positivity Rate (3.04%)
  • 75.55 cr Total Tests conducted so far; 11,79,705 tests conducted in the last 24 hours

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 174.24 Cr

More than 34.75 lakh Vaccine Doses administered in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently stands at 98.03%

30,757 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India's Active Caseload currently stands at 3,32,918

Weekly Positivity Rate is presently at 3.04%

 

 With the administration of more than 34.75 lakh Doses (34,75,951) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 174.24 Cr (1,74,24,36,288) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.

This has been achieved through 1,96,65,024 sessions. The break-up of the cumulative figure as per the provisional report till 7 am today include:

Cumulative Vaccine Dose Coverage

HCWs

1st Dose

1,04,00,159

2nd Dose

99,43,533

Precaution Dose

39,73,202

FLWs

1st Dose

1,84,06,721

2nd Dose

1,73,99,323

Precaution Dose

56,45,765

Age Group 15-18 years

1st Dose

5,29,34,308

2nd Dose

1,85,46,964

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

54,93,92,751

2nd Dose

43,13,46,193

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

20,18,76,954

2nd Dose

17,73,80,069

Over 60 years

1st Dose

12,60,75,411

2nd Dose

11,05,08,628

Precaution Dose

86,06,307

Precaution Dose

1,82,25,274

Total

1,74,24,36,288

 

67,538 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now at 4,19,10,984.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.03%.

 

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30,757 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours

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India’s Active Caseload is presently at 3,32,918. Active cases constitute 0.78% of the country's total Positive Cases.

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The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 11,79,705 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 75.55 Cr (75,55,32,460) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently stands at 3.04% and the Daily Positivity rate is reported to be 2.61%.

 

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Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs

More than 171.67 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

More than 11.73 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 vaccine manufacturers in the country to States and UTs.

 

VACCINE DOSES

 

(As on 17th February 2022)

 

SUPPLIED

 

1,71,67,66,220

 

BALANCE AVAILABLE

 

 

11,73,17,451

 

More than 171.67 crore (1,71,67,66,220) 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 than 11.73 Cr (11,73,17,451) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

 

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