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Posted On: 01 JUL 2021 6:30PM by PIB Delhi



  • 33.57 Cr. Vaccine Doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • India reports 48,786 new cases in last 24 hours
  • India's Active Caseload declines to 5,23,257
  • Active cases constitute 1.72% of total cases
  • 2,94,88,918 Total Recoveries across the country so far
  • 61,588 patients recovered during last 24 hours
  • Daily recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for the 49th consecutive day
  • Recovery Rate increases to 96.97%
  • Weekly Positivity Rate remains below 5%, currently at 2.64%
  • Daily positivity rate at 2.54%, less than 5% for 24 consecutive days








COVID-19 Update

  • India’s COVID19 Vaccination Coverage increases to 33.57 cr
  • With 48,786 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours, less than 50,000 Daily New Cases reported for four continuous days now
  • India's Active Caseload (5,23,257) constitute only 1.72% of Total Cases
  • Daily Positivity Rate (2.54%) less than 5% for 24 consecutive days

India’s cumulative vaccination coverage exceeded 33.57 crore yesterday. A total of 33,57,16,019vaccine doses have been administered through 44,75,791 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 27,60,345 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.These include:


1st Dose


2nd Dose



1st Dose


2nd Dose


Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose


2nd Dose


Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose


2nd Dose


Over 60 years

1st Dose


2nd Dose





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 48,786 new cases in the last 24 hours.Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported since four continuous days. This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs.


India has also been witnessing a continuous fall in the active caseload. The country’s Active Caseload today stands at 5,23,257 today.

A net decline of 13,807is witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only 1.72% of the country's total Positive Cases.


As more people are getting recovered from COVID-19 infection, India’s Daily Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for 49 consecutive days now. 61,588recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.

More than 12,000 (12,802) recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours as compared to the daily new cases.


Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,94,88,918people have already recovered from COVID-19 and61,588patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 96.97%, which is showing a sustained increasing trend.


With substantially ramped up testing capacity across the country, a total of 19,21,450tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country. Cumulatively, India has conducted over 41.20 crore (41,20,21,494) tests so far.

While on one side testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, a continued decline in weekly case positivity is noticed. Weekly Positivity Rate is currently at 2.64% while the Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.54% today. It has remained less than 5% for 24 consecutive days now.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1731792


COVID-19 Vaccination Update


  • More than 32.92 Crore vaccine doses provided by Government of India to States/UTs
  • More than 1.24 Cr lakh doses still available with States/UTs to be administered


More than 32.92 crore (32,92,01,800) 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 31,67,50,891 doses (as per data available at 8 AM today).

More than 1.24 Cr (1,24,50,909) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.Furthermore, more than 94,66,420 vaccine doses are in the pipeline and will be received by the States/UTs within the next 3 days.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1731873


COVID19 Vaccination: Myths vs. Facts


COVID-19 Vaccination programme gives priority to strengthening the country’s healthcare system by protecting the professionals, health and frontline workers and the most vulnerable population groups


All citizens irrespective of their income status are entitled to free vaccination by Government of India


Non-transferable Electronic Vouchers are in the pipeline to be used to support vaccination of Economically Weaker Sections at private COVID Vaccination Centres


India’s National COVID Vaccination Program is built on scientific and epidemiological evidence, WHO guidelines and global best practices. It is anchored in systematic end-to-end planning and is implemented through effective and efficient participation of States/UTs and the people at large. Government of India’s commitment to the vaccination program has been unwavering and proactive from the beginning.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1731931


PM addresses doctors on National Doctors’ Day


  • PM pays tribute to the services and sacrifices of doctors during pandemic
  • Health sector budget has been doubled to more than 2 lakh crore rupees: PM
  • Our doctors are facing this new and fast mutating virus with their experience and expertise: PM
  • Government is committed to the safety of doctors: PM
  • Calls for evidence-based studies on benefits of yoga
  • Stresses the importance of documentation, Covid pandemic can be a good starting point for detailed documentation


The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the doctor community on Doctors’ Day today. He said this day, celebrated in the memory of Doctor BC Roy, is the symbol of the highest ideals of our medical fraternity. He thanked the Doctors on behalf of 130 crore Indians for their services during the difficult times in last one and half years of the pandemic. He was addressing an event organized by Indian Medical Association via video conference today.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1731904

Click Here to view the Text of PM’s Speech: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1731929


Vice President stresses the need to address vaccine hesitancy


  • Covid-19 Vaccination drive must become pan-India ‘Jan Andolan’


  • VP urges medical fraternity to educate people on the importance of vaccination


  • Calls for special focus on rural areas in vaccination drive


  • Vaccination has to be a collective responsibility of us all: Vice President


  • On Doctors’ Day, Shri Naidu thanks healthcare professionals for their selfless service


  • Says doctors risking their own lives to save the lives of those infected by Corona virus


The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today emphasized the need to educate people on the importance of covid-19 vaccination and urged all stakeholders to work collectively to achieve the target of full vaccination by year end.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1731825


Dr. Harsh Vardhan addresses Medical Fraternity at the inauguration of Gratitude Week on National Doctors’ Day


  • Enumerates a three-fold action plan to defeat COVID-19
  • “History shall bear witness that when the time came and humanity needed to be saved, it was the doctors who stepped up to answer the Call of Duty”

Wishing them on the auspicious occasion of National Doctors’ Day, Dr. Harsh Vardhan first remembered and condoled the sacrifices of COVID Warriors: “Normally a day to be celebrated with much vigour & zeal, I can’t help but feel disheartened thinking about the numerous noble souls from our medical fraternity who left for heavenly abode, most of them much before their time. Their loss is deeply unfortunate and yet a matter of immense pride and inspiration for the medical community at large. History shall bear witness that when the time came and humanity needed to be saved, it was the doctors who stepped up to answer the call of duty.”

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1731867


Tourism Industry welcomes the schemes announced by the Ministry of Finance for augmenting the tourism sector in fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman announced the relief package Rs 6,28,993 crore to support Indian economy in fight against COVID-19 pandemic on 28th June 2021.  The financial support to revive tourism in the country was announced with support to many other sectors to stimulate the economic growth.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1731924


Shri Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurates PSA oxygen plant supplied by FACT at Basti

Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya today virtually inaugurated the PSA Oxygen plant set up by The Fertilisers And Chemicals Travancore Limited (FACT) at OPEC Kaili Hospital, Basti, Uttar Pradesh.



Robust, mobile OxyJani can cater to acute & chronic oxygen needs at grassroots level


Indian researchers have designed a robust, mobile group oxygen concentrator that can be used in rural settings and also be rapidly deployed in emergencies in any location.

The second wave of COVID-19 led to an acute shortage of medical oxygen. While the crisis in the bigger cities was more about rapidly responding by overcoming supply chain limitations, in smaller cities and villages, the crisis exposed the chronic lack of medical oxygen infrastructure in the country.



Shri Piyush Goyal says India will be playing a much greater role in the post pandemic world in creating resilient supply chains


Minister of Railways, Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution Shri Piyush Goyal yesterday said that India will be playing a much greater role in the post pandemic world in creating resilient supply chains. Speaking at the India Global forum yesterday, he said that we are looking at a greater degree of engagement with countries that are democratic in their political system with which we can relate& trust as a partner. He added that India is working towards greater engagement with countries with which we have a shared ecosystem, countries which believe in transparent rules-based trading mechanisms. He said that India is talking to UK, Australia, Canada and EU for trade related matters, and is keen to speed them up.



Inputs from PIB Field Units


Maharashtra: Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 9,771 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally to 60,61,404, while the death toll rose to 1,21,945 after 141 patients succumbed to the infection. As 10,353 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, pushing the number of recovered cases to 58,19,901. The state now has 1,16,364 active COVID-19 cases.


Gujarat: Gujarat on Wednesday reported 90 new cases of COVID-19 and three casualties that took the tally of infections to 8,23,523 and the toll to 10,059. The daily count of infections remained below the 100-mark for the third consecutive day, after falling to the level for the first time since April last year. The state currently has 3,013 active cases.Gujarat has surpassed 2.50 crore doses of Corona vaccine till date. According to official figures as many as two crore 53,93,866 vaccination doses have been administered in the state to the eligible beneficiaries above the age of 18 years. Out of total eligible persons in the age group of above 18 years in the state, more than 40 per cent persons have been given first dose till date and 55,31, 284 persons have been given second dose.


Madhya Pradesh: Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday recorded 33 new cases of COVID-19 and 15 fresh fatalities, raising the tally of infections to 7,89,804 and the death toll to 8,969.A total of 78 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, taking the count of recoveries in Madhya Pradesh to 7,80,265. The state now has 570 active cases. Of the 52 districts in the state, 35 did not record any fresh coronavirus case in the last 24 hours.


Chhattisgarh: Chhattisgarh's coronavirus caseload rose to 9,94,480 on Wednesday with the addition of 403 cases, while the death toll mounted by one to reach 13,439. The number of recoveries went up to 9,75,077 after a total of 70 people were discharged from various hospitals, while 282 others completed their home isolation during the day. The count of active COVID-19 cases in the state stands at 5,964.Over 95.45 lakh doses of vaccines against coronavirus have been administered to people in all categories in Chhattisgarh.


Goa: Goa's coronavirus caseload rose by 240 and reached 1,66,689 on Wednesday, while 201 patients recovered from the infection. The death toll increased to 3,054 as six more patients succumbed to the infection during the day. The number of recovered cases in the state rose to 1,61,361 after 201 patients were discharged from hospitals during the last 24 hours since Tuesday evening. Goa now has 2,274 active cases.


Punjab: The total number of patients tested Positive is 595609. Number of active cases is3134. Total Deaths reported is 16052. Total COVID-19 Vaccinated with 1st dose(Healthcare + Frontline Workers) is 1314953. Total COVID-19 Vaccinated with 2nd dose(Healthcare + Frontline Workers) is 336811. Total above 45 Vaccinated with 1st dose is3431896. Total above 45 Vaccinated with 2nd dose is 620036.


Haryana: Total Number of Samples found positive till date is 768639. Total activeCOVID-19 patients is 1437. Number of deaths is 9431. Cumulative number of peoplevaccinated till date is 8850529.


Chandigarh: Total Lab confirmed COVID-19 cases is 61670. Total number of ActiveCases is 154. Total number of COVID-19 deaths till date is 808.


KERALA: Kerala recorded 13,658 new Covid cases on Wednesday. With 142 new fatalities, the death tollmounted to 13,235. Test positivity rate was recorded at 9.71. The state meantime has received6,34,270 more doses of Covid vaccine from the Centre. So far a total of 1,41,30,614 people have beenvaccinated in the state. Out of this, 1,08,58,736 took first dose and 32,71,878 second dose.


TAMIL NADU: Another 4,506 people tested positive for Covid¬19 in the State on Wednesday, taking thetally to 24,79,696. As on date, 38,191 people are undergoing treatment for the infection. The staterecorded 113 deaths taking the total toll to 32,619.The Center has allotted 71 lakh Covid vaccines for Tamil Nadu for July,the first batch of which is expected on Friday. Puducherry government extends lockdown till July.  A total of 1,56,42,773 people have so far been vaccinated in TN. Out of this, 1,30,73,449 took firstdose and 25,69,324 took second dose. Similarly in Puducherry UT, a total of 5,07,394 people has so farbeen vaccinated. Out of this, 4,40,326 took first dose and 67,068 took second dose.


KARNATAKA:As per the State Government bulletin released for 30-06-2021, New Cases Reported:3,382; Total Active Cases: 76,505; New Covid Deaths: 111; Total Covid Deaths: 35,040;Around 1,86,558 were vaccinated yesterday with a total of 2,26,62,318 have been vaccinated in thestate till now.


ANDHRA PRADESH: State reported 3797 new Covid-19 cases after testing 97,696 samples with 35deaths, while 5498 got discharged during the last 24 hours. Total cases: 18,89,513; Active cases: 38,338;Discharges: 18,38,469; Deaths: 12,706. A total of 1,57,04,570 doses of Covid vaccines have beenadministered in the state as on yesterday, which include 1,25,88,369 first doses and 31,16,201 seconddoses.


TELANGANA: A total of 917 new daily Covid cases and 10 fatalities were reported yesterday taking thetotal number of positive cases in the state to 6,23,510 and fatalities to 3,661. The number of ActiveCases in the state now stands at 13,388.The State government has decided to open up Covid vaccination for all individuals above18 years of age from today.


Assam:Assam on Wednesday recorded 2,479 fresh cases of coronavirus taking the active caseload to 25,088. The positivity rate was 2.71 percent.

Manipur:In Manipur 592 new cases added to total tally of infection, 9 fall victim, Govt issues ‘get vaccinated’ call.The number of people who have received their vaccination jabs is 6,47,632. Out of this the total number of people who have received their second dose is 83,970.


Meghalaya:Meghalaya reported seven more COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday taking the number of fatalities to 838.Meanwhile, the number of new recoveries once again outnumbered fresh cases in the state.392 patients recovered from the viral infection while 352 fresh cases were detected.The active tally now stands at 4,216 while 44,459 patients have been declared as cured/recovered.


Sikkim:Out of the 910 samples tested,Sikkim on Wednesday reported 220 new Covid-19 cases,which took the tally in the state to 20,544.The death toll rose to 307 as twomore patients succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours.


Tripura:431 people found positive with 5 more deaths in last 24 hours.Overall Positivity rate in the state is 5.12%, while the worst affected district of West Tripura recorded a positivity rate of 9.78%.


Nagaland:Covid cases on the rise again in Nagaland with 128 new cases and 2 deaths reported on Wednesday. Active cases are 1341 while tally rises to 25,239.



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