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PIB’S BULLETIN ON COVID-19

Posted On: 18 AUG 2022 6:50PM by PIB Delhi

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  • 208.95 cr Total Vaccine doses (93.86 cr Second Dose and 12.92 cr Precaution Dose) have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • 38,64,471 doses administered in last 24 hours
  • India's Active caseload currently stands at 1,01,343
  • Active cases stand at 0.23%
  • Recovery Rate currently at 98.58%
  • 16,251 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 4,36,70,315
  • 12,608 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours
  • Daily positivity rate (3.48%)
  • Weekly Positivity Rate (4.20%)
  • 88.14 cr Total Tests conducted so far; 3,62,020 tests conducted in the last 24 hours

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 208.95 Cr

Over 3.98 Cr 1st dose vaccines administered for age group 12-14 years

India's Active caseload currently stands at 1,01,343

12,608 new cases reported in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently stands at 98.58%

Weekly Positivity Rate is presently at 4.20%

 

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 208.95 Cr (2,08,95,79,722) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,77,65,601 sessions.

COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on 16 March, 2022. So far, more than 3.98 Cr (3,98,46,763) 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

1,04,13,328

2nd Dose

1,01,00,084

Precaution Dose

65,93,725

FLWs

1st Dose

1,84,33,275

2nd Dose

1,76,87,456

Precaution Dose

1,28,16,972

Age Group 12-14 years

1st Dose

3,98,46,763

2nd Dose

2,93,46,650

Age Group 15-18 years

1st Dose

6,15,08,462

2nd Dose

5,18,54,238

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

56,01,35,522

2nd Dose

51,13,51,618

Precaution Dose

4,53,09,532

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

20,38,14,172

2nd Dose

19,58,95,343

Precaution Dose

2,71,57,678

Over 60 years

1st Dose

12,75,25,220

2nd Dose

12,24,35,520

Precaution Dose

3,73,54,164

Precaution Dose

12,92,32,071

Total

2,08,95,79,722

 

India’s Active Caseload currently stands at 1,01,343. Active cases now constitute 0.23% of the country's total Positive Cases.

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Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.58%. 16,251 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now at 4,36,70,315.

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12,608 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

 

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The last 24 hours saw a total of 3,62,020 COVID-19 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 88.14 Cr (88,14,18,561) cumulative tests.

Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently stands at 4.20% and the Daily Positivity rate is reported to be 3.48%.

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Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs

More than 199.41 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

More than 6.75 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 Aug 2022)

 

SUPPLIED

 

1,99,41,29,995

 

BALANCE AVAILABLE

 

 

6,75,31,140

 

More than 199.41 crore (1,99,41,29,995) 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 6.75 Cr (6,75,31,140) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

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