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PIB’S BULLETIN ON COVID-19

Posted On: 18 MAY 2022 6:08PM by PIB Delhi

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  • 191.65 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive

 

  • India's Active caseload currently stands at 15,647

 

  • Active cases stand at 0.04%

 

  • Recovery Rate currently at 98.75%

 

  • 2,549 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to

4,25,87,259

 

  • 1,829 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours

 

  • Daily positivity rate (0.42%)

 

  • Weekly Positivity Rate (0.57%)

 

  • 84.49 cr Total Tests conducted so far; 4,34,962 tests conducted in the last 24 hours

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Graphic on COVID19 Updates on 18 May 2022

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 191.65 Cr

Over 3.21 Cr 1st dose vaccines administered for age group 12-14 years

India's Active caseload currently stands at 15,647

1,829 new cases reported in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently stands at 98.75%

Weekly Positivity Rate is presently at 0.57%


India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 191.65 Cr (1,91,65,00,770) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,40,27,137 sessions.

COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on 16 March, 2022. So far, more than 3.21 Cr (3,21,04,984) adolescents have been administered with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Similarly, the COVID-19 precaution dose administration for age group 18-59 years also started from 10th April, 2022 onwards.

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

Cumulative Vaccine Dose Coverage

HCWs

1st Dose

1,04,06,245

2nd Dose

1,00,30,914

Precaution Dose

50,51,545

FLWs

1st Dose

1,84,17,814

2nd Dose

1,75,67,731

Precaution Dose

82,40,927

Age Group 12-14 years

1st Dose

3,21,04,984

2nd Dose

1,26,95,005

Age Group 15-18 years

1st Dose

5,90,43,240

2nd Dose

4,42,58,800

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

55,66,73,638

2nd Dose

48,55,34,576

Precaution Dose

4,67,605

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

20,31,58,302

2nd Dose

18,98,14,448

Precaution Dose

10,60,603

Over 60 years

1st Dose

12,70,26,040

2nd Dose

11,83,26,423

Precaution Dose

1,66,21,930

Precaution Dose

3,14,42,610

Total

1,91,65,00,770

 

India’s Active Caseload currently stands at 15,647. Active cases now constitute 0.04% of the country's total Positive Cases.

 

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Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.75%. 2,549 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now at 4,25,87,259.

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1,829 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

 

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The last 24 hours saw a total of 4,34,962 COVID-19 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 84.49 Cr (84,49,26,602) cumulative tests.

Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently stands at 0.57% and the Daily Positivity rate is reported to be 0.42%.

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Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs

More than 193.53 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

More than 17 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 18th May 2022)

 

SUPPLIED

 

1,93,53,58,865

 

BALANCE AVAILABLE

 

17,00,16,685

 

 

More than 193.53 crore (1,93,53,58,865) 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 17 Cr (17,00,16,685) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

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