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PIB’S BULLETIN ON COVID-19

Posted On: 20 MAY 2022 6:05PM by PIB Delhi

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  • 191.96 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • India's Active caseload currently stands at 15,044
  • Active cases stand at 0.03%
  • Recovery Rate currently at 98.75%
  • 2,614 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to
  • 4,25,92,455
  • 2,259 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours
  • Daily positivity rate (0.50%)
  • Weekly Positivity Rate (0.53%)
  • 84.58 cr Total Tests conducted so far; 4,51,179 tests conducted in the last 24 hours

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 191.96 Cr

Over 3.24 Cr 1st dose vaccines administered for age group 12-14 years

India's Active caseload currently stands at 15,044

2,259 new cases reported in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently stands at 98.75%

Weekly Positivity Rate is presently at 0.53%

 

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 191.96 Cr (1,91,96,32,518) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,41,17,166 sessions.

COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on 16 March, 2022. So far, more than 3.24 Cr (3,24,75,018) 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

1,04,06,359

2nd Dose

1,00,32,661

Precaution Dose

50,77,626

FLWs

1st Dose

1,84,18,020

2nd Dose

1,75,70,727

Precaution Dose

83,02,533

Age Group 12-14 years

1st Dose

3,24,75,018

2nd Dose

1,33,64,363

Age Group 15-18 years

1st Dose

5,91,09,660

2nd Dose

4,45,34,980

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

55,67,63,388

2nd Dose

48,63,52,174

Precaution Dose

5,16,058

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

20,31,78,740

2nd Dose

19,00,08,329

Precaution Dose

11,12,877

Over 60 years

1st Dose

12,70,39,365

2nd Dose

11,84,58,135

Precaution Dose

1,69,11,505

Precaution Dose

3,19,20,599

Total

1,91,96,32,518

 

 

India’s Active Caseload currently stands at 15,044. Active cases now constitute 0.03% of the country's total Positive Cases.

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Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.75%. 2,614 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now at 4,25,92,455.

 

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2,259 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

 

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The last 24 hours saw a total of 4,51,179 COVID-19 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 84.58 Cr (84,58,55,351) cumulative tests.

Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently stands at 0.53% and the Daily Positivity rate is reported to be 0.50%.

 

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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 16.72 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 20th May 2022)

 

SUPPLIED

 

1,93,53,58,865

 

BALANCE AVAILABLE

 

16,72,85,910

 

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 16.72 Cr (16,72,85,910) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

 

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Health Ministry flags Considerable Decline in COVID19 Vaccination in some States/UTs

Two months long “Har Ghar Dastak 2.0” to begin in June to Accelerate pace of Covid Vaccination Coverage and Saturate all Eligible Beneficiaries

Vaccination Centres or State Govt must Not Insist on any Document of Foreign Travel for Precaution Dose for such beneficiaries

States/UTs urged to prevent COVID19 Vaccine Wastage; Follow “First Expiry First Out” principle

 

The Union Health Ministry has flagged concerns regarding the considerably slow pace of COVID19 vaccination across States and UTs, and has urged them to significantly expedite the pace towards full vaccination coverage by saturating all eligible beneficiaries. This was communicated to all States and UTs by Shri Rajesh Bhushan, Union Health Secretary as he reviewed the status of COVID vaccination with Health Secretaries and NHM MDs of States and UTs, through a video conference (VC) today.

 

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Highlighting the urgent need for an intensive ‘Mission Mode’ push to COVID19 vaccination across the country to accelerate the recent placid momentum, Union Health Secretary has advised them to plan for a two-month long “Har GharDastak” campaign 2.0, during June-July, with detailed district, block and village levels plans. They were also urged to review administration of precaution dose to 18-59 years age-group with the private hospitals on a regular basis.

For details:- https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1826907

 

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