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PIB’S BULLETIN ON COVID-19

Posted On: 30 JUN 2021 6:43PM by PIB Delhi

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  • 33.28 Cr. Vaccine Doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • India reports 45,951 new cases in last 24 hours
  • India's Active Caseload declines to 5,37,064
  • Active cases constitute 1.77% of total cases
  • 2,94,27,330 Total Recoveries across the country so far
  • 60,729 patients recovered during last 24 hours
  • Daily recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for the 48th consecutive day
  • Recovery Rate increases to 96.92%
  • Weekly Positivity Rate remains below 5%, currently at 2.69%
  • Daily positivity rate at 2.34%, less than 5% for 23 consecutive days

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PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU

MINISTRY OF INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

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COVID-19 Update

  • India’s COVID19 Vaccination Coverage increases to 33.28 cr
  • With 45,951 New Cases in the last 24 hours, India's Active Caseload (5,37,064) constitutes just 1.77% of Total Cases
  • Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases reported for three continuous days
  • Daily Positivity Rate (2.34%) less than 5% for 23 consecutive days

 

India’s cumulative vaccination coverage has crossed 33 crore yesterday. A total of 33,28,54,527 vaccine doses have been administered through 44,33,853 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 36,51,983 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.These include:

HCWs

1st Dose

1,02,08,162

2nd Dose

72,43,081

FLWs

1st Dose

1,74,84,539

2nd Dose

94,80,633

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

9,00,61,716

2nd Dose

20,87,331

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

8,82,70,464

2nd Dose

1,59,11,279

Over 60 years

1st Dose

6,79,88,719

2nd Dose

2,41,18,603

Total

33,28,54,527

 

The new phase of universalization of COVID19 vaccination commenced from 21 June, 2021. The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID19 vaccination throughout the country.

India has reported 45,951 new cases in the last 24 hours

Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported since three continuous days. This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs.

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India has also been witnessing a continuous fall in the active caseload. The country’s Active Caseload today stands at 5,37,064 today.A net decline of 15,595 is witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only 1.77% of the country's total Positive Cases.

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As more people are getting recovered from COVID-19 infection, India’s Daily Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for 48 consecutive days now. 60,729 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.

More than 14,000 (14,778) recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours as compared to the daily new cases.

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Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,94,27,330 people have already recovered from COVID-19 and 60,729 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 96.92%, which is showing a sustained increasing trend.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1731359

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

 

  • More than 32.13 Crore vaccine doses provided by Government of India to States/UTs

 

  • More than 73 lakh doses still available with States/UTs to be administered

More than 32.13 crore (32,13,75,820) vaccine doses have been provided by Government of India to States/UTs so far, through Government of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category. Of this, the total consumption, including wastages is 31,40,75,654 doses (as per data available at 8 AM today).

 

More than 73 lakh (73,00,166) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.Furthermore, more than 24,65,980 vaccine doses are in the pipeline and will be received by the States/UTs within the next 3 days.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1731363

 

COVID19 Vaccination: Myths vs. Facts

 

No scientific evidences found linking COVID19 vaccination with infertility in men and women

 

COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for all lactating women

 

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has clarified in the FAQs posted on the website (https://www.mohfw.gov.in/pdf/FAQsforHCWs&FLWs.pdf) that none of the available vaccines affects fertility of either men or women, as all vaccines and their constituents are tested first on animals and later in humans to assess if they have any such side effects. Vaccines are authorized for use only after their safety and efficacy is assured.

Furthermore, in order to curb the prevalent myth regarding infertility due to COVID-19 vaccination, the Government of India has clarified (https://twitter.com/PIBFactCheck/status/1396805590442119175) that there are no scientific evidences suggesting COVID-19 vaccination can cause infertility in men and women. The vaccines have been found to be safe and effective.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1731436

COVID-19 in children is often asymptomatic and seldom requires hospitalization: Dr. V. K. Paul, Member, NITI Aayog

 

Healthy children recovered with mild illness without need for hospitalization as compared to those who either had comorbidities or low immunity: Dr. RandeepGuleria, Director AIIMS, New Delhi

 

Covaxin trials have been started on children aged between 2 – 18 years: Dr. N. K. Arora, Chairperson of the COVID-19 Working Group of NTAGI

 

Detailed guidelines on ‘Management of COVID-19 in children (below 18 years)’ issued by Union Health Ministry

 

Government of India has been at the forefront of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Vaccination forms an integral component of the five-point strategy of Government of India to fight the pandemic (including Test, Track, Treat and COVID Appropriate Behaviour).

During the COVID-19 second wave in the country, several questions have been raised in the media regarding higher vulnerability of children to get adversely impacted by COVID-19 during the subsequent waves, if any.Experts have allayed these fears and apprehensions on several platforms.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1731438

 

Dr. Harsh Vardhan addresses Meeting of the Ministers of Health of Shanghai Cooperation Organization

  • “India‘s investment in One-Health will address existing and potential risks which originate through the interface of animal-human systems”
  • “Indian traditional system of medicine has contributed substantially in boosting immunity of the general population during COVID-19”

 

Expressing his delight on meeting Health Ministers of SCO member states, Dr. Harsh Vardhan reminded everyone that it has been more than18 months since COVID-19 was declared a Public Health Emergency of international concern and it has shaken the entire world including the most developed nations.

The Union Health Minister noted that “The pandemic has shown that nobody is safe until all of us are safe. This has also highlighted the need for greater collaboration between countries on various aspects of health. Therefore, it is desirable that we should continue to exchange our experiences, learnings, best practices as well as innovations to strengthen our public health systems.”

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1731471

 

Cabinet approves extension of last date of Registration under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana (ABRY) from 30th June 2021 to 31st March 2022

ABRY was announced as one of the measures under Aatmanirbhar Bharat 3.0 package to boost the economy and increase employment generation in formal sector during post Covid recovery phase. This scheme will minimize the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the country's economy and will ameliorate the hardship faced by low paid workers, provide incentive to employers for restarting and expanding business activities.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1731459

 

Cabinet approves Loan Guarantee Scheme for Covid Affected Sectors (LGSCAS) and to enhance the corpus of Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS)

On account of the disruptions caused by the second wave of COVID 19 specially on healthcare sector, the Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved Loan Guarantee Scheme for Covid Affected Sectors (LGSCAS) enabling funding to the tune of Rs. 50,000 crore to provide financial guarantee cover for brownfield expansion and greenfield projects related to health/ medical infrastructure.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1731454

Oxygen Expresses cross the milestone of 35000 MT of LMO delivery in service to the Nation

 

  • Oxygen Expresses deliver nearly 20500 MT of LMO to the southern states of the country

 

  • 477 Oxygen Expresses complete Oxygen deliveries across the country

 

  • Oxygen Expresses transported 1990 tankers of LMO so far and bring relief to 15 States

 

  • Oxygen Expresses deliver more than 3900, 4700, 4800 and 6500 MT of LMO in the state of Telangana, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu respectively

 

  • 614 MT of Oxygen has been offloaded in Maharashtra, nearly 3797 MT in Uttar Pradesh, 656 MT in Madhya Pradesh, 5863 MT in Delhi, 2354 MT in Haryana, 98 MT in Rajasthan, 4697 MT in Karnataka, 320 MT in Uttarakhand, 6551 MT in Tamil Nadu, 4824 MT in Andhra Pradesh, 225 MT in Punjab, 513 MT in Kerala, 3909 MT in Telangana, 38 MT in Jharkhand and 560 MT in Assam

 

Indian Railways is continuing its journey of bringing relief by delivering Liquid Medical Oxygen(LMO) to various states across the country.Oxygen Expresses crossed the milestone of 35000 MT of LMO delivery in service to the Nation. So far, Indian Railways has delivered more than 35018 MT of LMO in more than 1990 tankers to various states across the country.It may be noted that 477 Oxygen Expresses have completed their journey so far and brought relief to various States.

Details:https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1731508

 

Inputs from PIB Field Units

KERALA:The state recorded 13,550 more new cases yesterday. With 104new fatalities, the death toll mounted to 13,093. Test positivity rate was recorded at 11. A total of1,40,19,740 people have been vaccinated in the state. Out of this, 1,07,88,807 took first dose and32,30,933 people second dose.

 

TAMIL NADU: Tamil Nadu on Tuesday reported 4,512 new Covid-19 cases, 118 deaths and 6,013 recoveries.2,48,294 Vaccinated on Tuesday,30,933 people given second dose.

 

KARNATAKA:As per the State Government bulletin released for 29-06-2021, New Cases Reported: 3,222; Total Active Cases: 85,997; New Covid Deaths: 93; Total Covid Deaths: 34,929;Around 2,05,920 were vaccinated yesterday with a total of 2,24,18,621 have been vaccinated in thestate till now.

 

ANDHRA PRADESH: State reported 3620 new Covid-19 cases after testing 91,231 samples with 41deaths, while 5757 got discharged during the last 24 hours. Total cases: 18,85,716; Active cases: 40,074;Discharges: 18,32,971; Deaths: 12,671. A total of 1,53,89,563 doses of Covid vaccines have beenadministered in the state as on yesterday, which include 1,23,47,245 first doses and 30,42,318 seconddoses. The state has achieved a milestone of administering over 1.5 crore coronavirus vaccine doses.

 

TELANGANA: A total of 987 new cases and seven fatalities were reported yesterday taking the totalnumber of positive cases in the state to 6,22,593 and fatalities to 3651. The Number of Active cases inthe state stands at 13,487. Recovery rate is reported to be 97.24 percent against the national average of96.83 percent. Case Fatality Rate (CFR) among Covid patients in the state is 0.58 percent against thenational average of 1.3 percent. Coming to vaccination figures, a total of 1,89,403 people of allcategories received first dose and 30,434 second dose yesterday in the state. The cumulative number ofpeople received first dose in the state stands at 93,27,149 and second dose at 15,45,008.

 

Punjab: The total number of patients tested Positive is 595351. Number of active cases is3347. Total Deaths reported is 16033. Total COVID-19 Vaccinated with 1st dose(Healthcare + Frontline Workers) is 1313841. Total COVID-19 Vaccinated with 2nd dose(Healthcare + Frontline Workers) is 336256. Total above 45 Vaccinated with 1st dose is3423563. Total above 45 Vaccinated with 2nd dose is 616821.

 

Haryana: Total Number of Samples found positive till date is 768552. Total activeCOVID-19 patients is 1495. Number of deaths is 9417. Cumulative number of peoplevaccinated till date is 8745255.

 

Chandigarh: Total Lab confirmed COVID-19 cases is 61656. Total number of ActiveCases is 163. Total number of COVID-19 deaths till date is 808.

 

Himachal Pradesh: Total number of patients tested Covid positive till date is 201980.Total number of Active Cases is 1654. Total deaths reported till date is 3461.

 

Maharashtra: 8085 new cases and 231 deaths were reported on Tuesday. As on date, there are 1,17,098 active cases in the state. More than 3.21 crore vaccine doses have been administered in the state till today morning.

 

Gujarat: In Gujarat, the daily count of Covid cases slided below 100 after a long period. The state reported 93 new cases on Tuesday. The number of people infected so far stands at 8,23,433. The state health department said that 326 patients have become corona-free on Tuesday. With the report of two deaths on the same day, the state's COVID-related death toll has gone up to 10,056.

 

Rajasthan: Currently, Rajasthan's active cases stand at 1,565. The state's recovery rate has risen to 98.9%. The graph of deaths due to Covid has also gone down. In the last 24 hours, two persons died while 121 others tested positive in Rajasthan.

 

Madhya Pradesh: In Madhya Pradesh, the Corona recovery rate has increased to 98.8 per cent while the number of active cases has come down to 630. The state reported 38 new cases and 18 deaths while 86 patients have recovered from infection. The positivity rate of the state is 0.05 percent. No new case of Corona has been reported in 37 out of 52 districts in the state. More than 2 crore vaccine doses have been administered to persons above 18. Out of these, the first dose has been administered to one crore 80 lakh persons and more than 20 lakh persons have been given the second dose.

 

Chhattisgarh: At present, the total active cases of COVID-19 in the state is 5914. The positivity rate in Chhattisgarh has come down to 1.14 percent. The corona situation in the state is continuously improving. 383 people were found to be corona positive on Tuesday, out of the 33,547 samples which were tested in the state. one patient died due to co-morbidity.

 

Goa: 34 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Tuesday, which takes the total number of COVID-19 cases to 1,66,449. There are 2241 active cases in Goa at present.The recovery rate in the state is 96.82%. There has been two COVID related deaths on Tuesday, which takes the state's mortality figures to 3048. More than 9.14 lakh vaccine doses have been administered in the state till today morning.

 

Assam: Assam on Tuesday recorded 2,672 new cases of COVID-19 and 27 deaths. The active tally in the state stood at 25,692 and positivity rate is 2.64 per cent.Despite the COVID-19 infections slowing down in Assam, death of 12 patients at the Guwahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in a single day and within hours of admission has left the State health department worried.

 

Manipur: In Manipur, 780 test positive, 11 more die due to Coronavirus, Second highest positivity rate of 15.4 percentage recorded in june in the State. 5,48,916 individuals have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

Meghalaya: COVID-19 recoveries outnumbered fresh cases yet again in the State on Tuesday.

While 378 fresh cases were detected in the state, a total of 489 persons recovered from the viral infection in the past 24 hours.Four more COVID-related deaths were recorded on Tuesday taking the total number fatalities to 831.

 

Nagaland: Nagaland Government recorded 94 new cases of COVID-19 and nil deaths on Tuesday. Active cases are 1381 while tally reaches 25,111.

 

Sikkim: Sikkim recorded 142 new cases of novelCoronavirus at a Test Positivity Rate of 23% in the last 24 hours taking the State’s tally of confirmed cases of COVID-19 to 20,324. COVID also claimed one morelife in the State over thesame 24 hours. Sikkimhas now lost 305 lives to COVID-19.

 

Tripura: In last 24 hours, 476 positive cases were detected along with 2 deaths.The overall positivity rate of the State stands at 5.84%. While positivity rate of the worst affected Agartala Municipal Corporation is 12.83%.

 

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