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Posted On: 02 JUL 2021 7:25PM by PIB Delhi



  • 34 Cr. Vaccine Doses (34,00,76,232) administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • India reports 46,617 new cases in last 24 hours
  • India's Active Caseload declines to 5,09,637
  • Active cases constitute 1.67% of total cases
  • 2,95,48,302 Total Recoveries across the country so far
  • 59,384 patients recovered during last 24 hours
  • Daily recoveries continue to outnumber Daily New Cases for 50th consecutive day
  • Recovery Rate increases to 97.01%
  • Weekly Positivity Rate remains below 5%, currently at 2.57%
  • Daily positivity rate at 2.48%, less than 5% for 25 consecutive days








COVID-19 Update

  • India reports 46,617 new cases in last 24 hours
  • India's Active Caseload declines to 5,09,637
  • Active cases constitute 1.67% of total cases
  • 2,95,48,302 Total Recoveries across the country so far
  • 59,384 patients recovered during last 24 hours
  • Daily recoveries continue to outnumber Daily New Cases for the 50th consecutive day
  • Recovery Rate increases to 97.01%


COVID-19 Vaccination Update

India’s Vaccination Coverage crosses the landmark of 34 Cr

More than 9.6 Cr Vaccine Doses administered in the age group 18-44, so far


In a significant achievement, India’s cumulative COVID Vaccination Coverage crossed the landmark of 34 crore today. 34,00,76,232 vaccine doses were administered, as per the provisional report till 7 am.

42 Lakh (42,64,123) Vaccine Doses were administered in the last 24 hours.


Cumulative Vaccine Dose Coverage


Healthcare workers

Frontline workers

People Aged 18-44 Years

People Aged ≥ 45 Years

People Aged ≥ 60 Years


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On Day-167 of the vaccination drive (1st July, 2021), out of total 42,64,123 vaccine doses that were given, 32,80,998 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 9,83,125 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine.


Date: 1st July, 2021 (167th Day)


Healthcare workers

Frontline workers

People Aged 18-44 Years

People Aged ≥ 45 Years

People Aged ≥ 60 Years


1st Dose







2nd Dose















24,51,539 vaccine doses were administered as first dose and 89,027 vaccine doses given as second dose in the age group 18-44 years yesterday.

Cumulatively, 9,41,03,985 persons in the age group 18-44 years across 37 States/UTs have received their first dose and total 22,73,477 have received their second.

Eight States viz. Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Gujarat, Karnataka and Maharashtra have administered more than 50 lakh first dose of COVID-19 Vaccine in the age group 18-44 years.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1732196


More than 33.63 Crore vaccine doses provided by Government of India to States/UTs

More than 33.63 crore (33,63,78,220) 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 33,73,22,514 doses (as per data available at 8 AM today).Furthermore, 44,90,000 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=1732155


Centre rushes teams to 6 States for COVID-19 control and containment measures


Teams sent to Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Manipur, reporting high number of COVID-19 cases


The Centre has today deputed multi-disciplinary teams to Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Manipur in view of the increased number of COVID-19 cases being reported by these States. The team to Manipur will be led by Dr. L Swasticharan, Add. DDG & Director EMR; team to Arunachal Pradesh will be led by Dr. Sanjay Sadhukhan, Professor AIIH&PH; for Tripura Dr. R.N. Sinha Dir Professor, AIIH&PH; for Kerala Dr. Ruchi Jain, Public Health Specialist Gr. II, RoHFW; for Odisha Dr. A Dan, Public Health Specialist AIIH&PH and for Chhattisgarh Dr. DibakarSahu, Assistant Professor, AIIMS Raipur. Teams will be supporting them in their efforts for targeted COVID response and management, and effectively tackling the pandemic.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1732169


Pregnant Women now eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination


Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has accepted the recommendations of NTAGI


Pregnant women may now register on CoWIN or walk-in to the nearest COVID Vaccination Centre (CVC) to get themselves vaccinated


Operational Guideline for vaccinating pregnant women, Counselling Kit for Medical Officers and FLWs, and IEC material for general public shared with States/UTs for its implementation

Based on recommendations from National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI), the Union Ministry of Health and family Welfare (MoHFW) today approved the vaccination of pregnant women against COVID-19. The decision empowers pregnant women to make an informed choice on taking the COVID vaccination.  The decision has been communicated to all the States/ UTs to implement it under the ongoing National COVID Vaccination Program.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1732312


Vice President calls for fast-tracking of genome sequencing of new COVID-19 variants to speed up vaccine, drug development


VP urges international partnership to study developing a universal vaccine for various variants


Vaccine drive should become a national movement: Shri Naidu

The Vice President visited CCMB’s LaCONES (Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species) facility soon after his arrival in Hyderabad. He witnessed a presentation by Scientist-in-charge of LaCONES, Dr. Karthikeyan Vasudevan and visited National Wildlife Genetic Resource Bank, Assisted Reproduction Lab and animal cages at the facility.

Addressing scientists and research scholars, Shri Naidu observed that sequencing, as an adjunctive tool, plays a critical role in identifying the emergence of new viral mutations and thus helps combat the spread of Covid-19. It would also help in timely interventions, he added.


Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman appreciates CBIC efforts in fighting COVID-19 pandemic; says enhanced revenue collection in recent months should now be the “New Normal”


In a message on GST Day 2021 (Yesterday), Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman said that it is a matter of great satisfaction that we have overcome most challenges, including two waves of unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, in providing stability to this new tax regime. The Finance Minister was happy to note the buoyant tax collections which crossed Rs. 1 lakh crore for eight months in a row with record GST collection of Rs. 1.41 lakh crore in April, 2021. The enhanced revenue collection in recent months should now be the “new normal, She added.



Union Health Ministry organizes Capacity building Workshop for Media Professionals/ Health Correspondents of North Eastern and Southern States on COVID-19


Mediapersons are change agents of society; they should encourage people to vaccinate and bust Myths and Fake News


Community ownership of COVID Appropriate Behaviour, Evidence Based Reporting and Busting Myths on COVID and vaccination: Three pronged Strategy outlined


Media is an important stakeholder in fighting Vaccine Hesitancy


Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in partnership with UNICEF, yesterday, held a capacity building workshop for Media Professionals and Health Correspondents of North Eastern and Southern States on the current COVID situation in India, the need to bust myths about COVID vaccines & vaccination, and reinforce the importance of COVID Appropriate Behaviour (CAB). Media Professionals and Health Correspondents of Assam, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, Manipur, Nagaland, Sikkim, West Bengal, Telangana, Arunachal Pradesh, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh participated in the workshop virtually.



Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey plants sapling in remembrance of Fallen COVID Warriors on National Doctors Day


On the occasion of National Doctors Day Yesterday, Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare planted a sapling in the premises of the Ministry and paid obeisance in remembrance of fallen COVID Warriors.The Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare noted that nobody would ever forget the daring sacrifices made by doctors in their line of duty during the COVID-19 Pandemic. He observed that although the job of a doctor is of prime importance in any society, the example set by doctors and other healthcare workers in their dedication to society all through the Pandemic including the present is unmatched in scope.



Shri Mansukh Mandaviya visits vaccine plant in Pune today


Shri Mandaviya appreciated the exemplary role of Serum Institute of India during the pandemic. The Minister said that the Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is committed to support all our vaccine developers and manufactures for ensuring vaccine for all. He also discussed ramping up the production of Vaccines with the Manufacturers.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1732315


Inputs from PIB Field Units


Haryana: Total Number of Samples found positive till date is 768724. Total activeCOVID-19 patients is 1380. Number of deaths is 9446. Cumulative number of peoplevaccinated till date is 9036131.


Chandigarh: Total Lab confirmed COVID-19 cases is 61687. Total number of ActiveCases is 149. Total number of COVID-19 deaths till date is 808.


KERALA: Kerala recorded12,868 new Covid cases yesterday. With 124 new fatalities, the death toll mounted to 13,359. Testpositivity rate was recorded at 10.3. A total of 1,42,98,479 people have so far taken vaccination in thestate. Of this, 1,09,39,049 took first dose and 33,59,430 second dose


TAMIL NADU: Chief Minister M K Stalin is holding talks with Medical and Health experts on extendinglockdown and further relaxing the Covid restrictions. Tamil Nadu recorded 4,481 fresh coronavirus casesin the last 24 hours, pushing the overall caseload to 24.84 lakh, while the toll mounted to 32,721 with102 deaths. The Railways has said that it has brought 6,819 MT of oxygen to the state through 88Oxygen express trains. Tamil Nadu receives 10 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine from the Serum Instituteof India in Pune. A total of 1,58,61,392 people have so far beenvaccinated in TN. Out of this, 1,32,62,371 took first dose and 25,99,021 took second dose. Similarly inPuducherry UT, a total of 5,13,461 people has so far been vaccinated. Out of this, 4,45,115 took firstdose and 68,346 took second dose.


KARNATAKA: As per the State Government bulletin released for 01-07-2021, New Cases Reported:3,203; Total Active Cases: 65,312; New Covid Deaths: 94; Total Covid Deaths: 35,040;Around 1,01,396 were vaccinated yesterday with a total of 2,28,17,219 have been vaccinated in thestate till now.Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday inaugurated the Jayanagar Public GovernmentHospital, which was upgraded under a scheme to upgrade government hospitals with a privatepartnership to strengthen government hospitals in the wake of corona.


ANDHRA PRADESH: State reported 3841 new Covid-19 cases after testing 90,574 samples with 38deaths, while 3963 got discharged during the last 24 hours. Total cases: 18,93,354; Active cases: 38,178;Discharges: 18,42,432; Deaths: 12,744. A total of 1,59,85,928 doses of Covid vaccines have beenadministered in the state as on yesterday, which include 1,28,05,548 first doses and 31,80,380 seconddoses.


TELANGANA: A total of 869 new cases and 8 fatalities were reported yesterday taking the total numberof cases in the state to 6,24,379 and deaths to 3669. The recovery rate among Covid patients in the stateis reported to be 97.32 percent against the national average of 96.93 percent. The Case Fatality Rate(CFR) is 0.58 percent against the national average of 1.3 percent. The number of Active cases in the statenow stands at 13,052. The vaccination for all above 18 years of age began across the state yesterday.

Maharashtra: Maharashtra reported 9,195 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday which took its infection tally to 60,70,599. With 252 fatalities, the death toll due to the pandemic rose to 1,22,197. As many as 8,634 patients were discharged from hospitals, taking the number of recovered patients to 58,28,535. There are 1,16,667 active COVID-19 patients in Maharashtra.Till now, Maharashtra leads the states, in terms of vaccination with 32,715,362 doses administered.


Gujarat: Gujarat on Thursday registered 84 fresh COVID-19 cases, while 300 more patients recovered from the infection in the state. With the addition of 84 infections, the state-wide coronavirus tally rose to 8,23,607 and recoveries increased to 8,10,751. During the day, three patients succumbed to the infection - two in Ahmedabad and one in Surat district; the death toll has reached 10,062. Gujarat's COVID-19 recovery rate now stands at 98.44 per cent. The state has 2,794 active cases.A total of 2,59,62,782 people have been vaccinated so far in the state. On Thursday, 2.84 lakh people were administered anti-coronavirus vaccines.


Rajasthan: Two more people died from coronavirus in Rajasthan on Thursday as 75 fresh cases surfaced, taking the state’s infection count to 9,52,497. So far, the infection has claimed 8,923 lives in the state. Of the fresh cases, the maximum 15 were reported from Jaipur while 10 surfaced in Jodhpur. A total of 9,42,172 people have recovered from the infection and the number of active cases at present is 1,402.


Madhya Pradesh: Madhya Pradesh on Thursday recorded 40 new coronavirus cases and 12 casualties, which pushed its infection tally to 7,89,844 and death toll to 8,981. A total of 65 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, taking the state's recovery count to 7,80,330. The active COVID-19 case count in the state stands at 533.Of the total 52 districts in the state, 37 districts did not record a single new case in the last 24 hours, it said.On the first day of the three-day special vaccine drive across Madhya Pradesh, around 9.65 lakh people were vaccinated on Thursday.


Chhattisgarh: Chhattisgarh on Thursday reported 410 new coronavirus positive cases and six deaths, taking the infection count to 9,94,890 and toll to 13,445. The number of recoveries reached 9,75,658 after a total of 111 people were discharged from various hospitals, while 470 others completed their home isolation during the day. The number of active COVID-19 cases in the state stands at 5,787.


Goa: Goa's coronavirus caseload went up by 231 and reached 1,66,920 on Thursday, while 221 more patients recovered from the infection. The death toll rose to 3,060 as six more patients succumbed to the infection during the day. The number of recovered cases increased to 1,61,582 after 221 patients were discharged from hospitals during the last 24 hour. Goa now has 2,278 active cases.


Assam: A total of 38 COVID-19 deaths were reported in Assam in the last 24 hours, while 2,669 new infections were detected in 1,37,665 tests done across the state.


Manipur: Manipur reaches 70 thousand of COVID-19 positive cases as the State logs new 508 cases and 12 deaths.The number of people who have got the vaccination shot is 6,66,625 with 83,445 having received the second shot as well.


Meghalaya: Meghalaya has continued to record a large number of Covid-19 cases each day.The number of active cases has been hovering around 4,000 for quite some time now. The state recorded six Covid- 19 related deaths today which pushes the total death toll in the Meghalaya to 844. He said the state also detected 577 new cases. 250 persons have recovered from the viral infection. So far, a total of 50,090 Covid-19 cases have been recorded in the state out of which 4,537 are active cases, 44,709 recovered while there have been 844 death.


Nagaland: Nagaland reports 66 new cases and 3 deaths of COVID-19 on Thursday. There were 82 recoveries and total cases are 25,305.Nagaland has administered a total of 5,08,393 doses of Covid vaccine to 4,46,094 persons till Wednesday. So far 62,299 persons have received both doses of the vaccine


Sikkim: Sikkim’s tally of confirmed cases ofCOVID-19 reached 20,666 with 122 newcases of novel coronavirus reported in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, one more person succumbed to novel Coronavirus infectionover the same period taking Sikkim’s COVID death toll to 308.


Tripura: In Tripura, 450 people were infected and 1 death reported in last 24 hours. Positivity rate is 4.98 while areas under Agartala Municipal Corporation has recorded positivity rate of 7.78%.


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