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Posted On: 05 JUL 2021 8:21PM by PIB Delhi



  • 35.28 Cr. Vaccine Doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • India reports 39,796 new cases in last 24 hours
  • India's Active Caseload declines to 4,82,071
  • Active cases constitute 1.58% of total cases
  • 2,97,00,430 Total Recoveries across the country so far
  • 42,352 patients recovered during last 24 hours
  • Daily recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for the 53rd consecutive day
  • Recovery Rate increases to 97.11%
  • Weekly Positivity Rate remains below 5%, currently at 2.40%
  • Daily positivity rate at 2.61%, less than 5% for 28 consecutive days



















COVID-19 Update


Less than 40,000 Daily New Cases reported in last 24 hours

At 4,82,071, India's Active Caseload further declines; constitutes 1.58% of total cases

India’s COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 35.28 Cr

Daily Positivity Rate (2.61%) less than 5% for 28 consecutive days

India has reported less than 40,000 (39,796) daily new cases in the last 24 hours.

Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported since eight 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 4,82,071.

A net decline of 3,279 is witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only 1.58% of the country's total Positive Cases.


India’s cumulative vaccination coverage exceeded 35.28 crore yesterday. A total of 35,28,92,046 vaccine doses have been administered through 46,34,986 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 14,81,583 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 21st June, 2021. The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID19 vaccination throughout the country.

As more people are getting recovered from COVID-19 infection, India’s Daily Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for 53 consecutive days now. 42,352 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.


More than 2,000 (2,556) 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, 2,97,00,430 people have already recovered from COVID-19 and 42,352 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 97.11%, which is showing a sustained increasing trend.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1732766

COVID-19 Vaccination Update


More than 36.97 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

More than 2.01 Cr balance and unutilized doses still available with States/UTs and private hospitals to be administered

More than 36.97 crore (36,97,70,980) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far, through all sources. Of this, the total consumption including wastages is 34,95,74,408 doses (as per data available at 8 AM today). More than 2.01 Cr (2,01,96,572) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs and private hospitals to be administered.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1732739

PM addresses CoWin Global Conclave as India offers CoWIN platform as a digital public good to the world to combat COVID19

CoWin platform is being made open source, available to any and all countries: PM

With nearly 200 million users, the 'AarogyaSetu' app is a readily available package for developers: PM

No parallel to such a pandemic in hundred years and no nation, however powerful, can solve a challenge like this in isolation: PM

We have to work together and move ahead together: PM

India adopted a completely digital approach while planning its vaccination strategy: PM

Secure and trustworthy proof help people to establish when, where and by whom they have been vaccinated: PM

Digital approach also helps in tracking the usage of vaccination and minimizes the wastage: PM

Guided by the approach of 'One Earth, One Health', humanity will certainly overcome this pandemic: PM

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today addressed the CoWin Global Conclave as India offered CoWIN platform as a digital public good to the world to combat COVID19.

The Prime Minister began with conveying his condolences for all the lives lost to the pandemic, in all the countries. The Prime Minister remarked that there is no parallel to such a pandemic in hundred years and no nation, however powerful, can solve a challenge like this in isolation. “The biggest lesson from the COVID-19 pandemic is that for humanity and the human cause, we have to work together and move ahead together. We have to learn from each other and guide each other about our best practices” said the Prime Minister.


Text of PM’s Speech: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1732817


Dr. Harsh Vardhan addresses Co-WIN Global Conclave

Upholds India’s belief in the ancient philosophy of ‘VasudhaivaKutumbakam’: the entire world is one family

“Co-WIN is the crown jewel of our Digital India initiative”

“The transparent system allows tracking of each dose of vaccine, monitoring of supplies at vaccination facilities to record the demand at a granular level and has enabled vaccine accessibility and inclusivity for all”

“We are committed to inoculating our entire adult population by December 2021”

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi digitally inaugurated the Global CoWIN conclave today. Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare addressed the inaugural session of Co-WIN Global Conclave through Video Conference. The conclave was attended by dignitaries from 142 countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Guyana, Antigua & Barbuda, St. Kitts & Nevis and Zambia amongst several others.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1732845

Government Readies Two more Central Drug Laboratories at Pune and Hyderabad for Covid Vaccine Testing

Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of S&T, Continues Support for Scaling up The Vaccine Development and Manufacturing Ecosystem.

Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology,Government of India has set up two Vaccine testing facilities in its Autonomous Research Institutes National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS), Pune, and National Institute of Animal Biotechnology,(NIAB) Hyderabad as Central Drug Laboratory (CDL), for batch testing and quality control of vaccines. Accordingly with funding support provided by the PM-CARES Funds trust, two new vaccine testing facilities have been set up as Central Drug laboratories at DBT- NCCS, and DBT-NIAB .

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Department of Biotechnology has been in the forefront contributing to various COVID-19 related activities including Vaccine Development, Diagnostics and testing, bio-banking and genomic surveillance, in addition to fundamental research and also building a strong ecosystem for translational research

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1732660

7 crore people of Maharashtra get free foodgrains under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana during May-June 2021

Food Corporation of India holds adequate stock to ensure uninterrupted supply till November

Nearly 7 crore people of Maharashtra and 5.32 lakh people of Goa have benefitted by the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic during May- June 2021.

Food Corporation of India (FCI) has been at the forefront of implementing the PMGKAY scheme and has already positioned adequate stock of foodgrains in all states and union territories.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1732818


Centre is running the longest ever exercise of distributing free food grains to people during this pandemic time: Secretary, Department of Food & Public Distribution

278.25 LMT foodgrains allocated for Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana 3 & 4 for the benefit of most vulnerable

1.5 Crore monthly portability transactions are being recorded under ONORC: Shri Pandey

The Secretary, Department of Food & Public Distribution Shri Shudhanshu Pandey today briefed the media about the Department’s initiatives and achievements in the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY)and procurement of foodgrains during current marketing season.

Shri Pandey said that the Centre is running the longest ever exercise of distributing free food grains to people during this pandemic time. He said that heights have been scaled this year in procurement of foodgrains. On this occasion, a presentation was shared with media by CMD, FCI about the status of wheat and rice procurement during current marketing season.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1732864

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports seeks MEA assistance to complete vaccination of seven athletes based overseas

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has sought the assistance of the Ministry of External Affairs to complete the Covid-19 vaccination of seven athletes and 17 support staff now based overseas.

The sportspersons include javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who is based in Uppasala in Sweden, boxers Manish Kaushik, Satish Kumar, Pooja Rani and Simranjeet Kaur who are in Assisi, Italy, and wrestlers Ravi Dahiya and Deepak Punia, who are in Russia.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1732888

Shri Mansukh Mandaviya visits Vaccine manufacturing plant in Ahmedabad

Minister of State for Chemical & Fertilizers and Ports, Shipping & Waterways (I/C) Shri Mansukh Mandaviya visited Zydus Biotech Park at Ahmedabad yesterday. The Minister said on Twitter that Zydus Cadila is the developer of the 'ZyCov-D' which will be world's first DNA-based Covid-19 vaccine.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1732662

Inputs from PIB Field Units

Haryana: Total Number of Samples found positive till date is 768903. Total active COVID-19 patients is 1186. Number of deaths is 9486. Cumulative number of people vaccinated till date is 9407241.


Chandigarh: Total Lab confirmed COVID-19 cases is 61728. Total number of Active Cases is 143. Total number of COVID-19 deaths till date is 808.

Himachal Pradesh: Total number of patients tested Covid positive till date is 202642. Total number of Active Cases is 1365. Total deaths reported till date is 3467.

Maharashtra: Maharashtra on Sunday reported 9,336 fresh coronavirus positive cases and 123 fatalities, taking the tally of infections to 60,98,177 and the toll to 1,23,030. A total of 3,378 patients were discharged during the day, raising the count of recoveries in Maharashtra to 58,48,693 so far, leaving the state with 1,23,225 active cases. The case recovery rate in Maharashtra now stands at 95.91 per cent and the fatality rate is 2.01 per cent. Mumbai reported 553 cases during the day and 24 deaths, taking the caseload to 7,24 675 and the count of fatalities to 15,544.The total  number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the state is 3.39 crore.

Gujarat: Gujarat on Sunday reported 70 COVID-19 cases and two deaths from the infection, taking the tally in the state to 8,23,833 and the toll to 10,069. The day also saw 128 people being discharged from hospitals, increasing the recovery count to 8,11,297, which is 98.48 per cent of the caseload, leaving the state with 2,467 active cases, including 10 in critical condition. The number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 in the state so far has reached 2,68,07,725, including 2,65,647 on Sunday.

Rajasthan: The COVID-19 death toll in Rajasthan rose to 8,938 on Sunday with four more fatalities, while 71 new cases pushed the infection tally to 9,52,734. Of the fresh cases, the maximum 19 were reported from Jaipur. A total of 9,42,616 people have recovered so far from the infection. The total number of active cases stands at 1,180.

Madhya Pradesh: Madhya Pradesh on Sunday reported 47 COVID-19 cases and eight deaths, taking the tally to 7,89,983 and toll to 9,009. He said 50 people were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, which increased the recovery count to 7,80,495, leaving MP with 49 active cases. Not a single coronavirus case was reported in 37 of MP's 52 districts.

Chhattisgarh: Chhattisgarh on Sunday reported 229 new cases of COVID-19 and three deaths, taking the total number of infections in the state to 9,95,718 and toll to 13,456. The number of recoveries reached to 9,76,917 after a total of 30 people were discharged from various hospitals, while 181 others completed their home isolation during the day. The number of active COVID-19 cases in the state stands at 5,345. Chhattisgarh, the number of vaccine doses administered has crossed one crore mark. More than 1,00,56,000 doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the state.

Goa: The Goa government on Sunday extended till July 12 the current state-level curfew that is in place to curb the COVID-19 cases, but allowed social, political, cultural gatherings, marriages and other congregations of up to 100 people or 50 per cent of the venue capacity. The casinos in the state, however, will continue to remain shut till July 12. Goa's coronavirus caseload went up by 164 to reach 1,67,436 on Sunday, while the death of four patients took its fatality count to 3,073. As 202 COVID-19 patients recuperated and got discharge from hospitals during the day, the state's recovery count rose to 1,62,276. There are 2,087 active infection cases in the coastal state at present.

KERALA: More than 10,000 Covid cases are reported in the state daily. 12,100 people were diagnosed with the disease yesterday. More than one lakh people are presently undergoing treatment. So far a  total of 1,48,77,146 have taken vaccine in the state. Of this, 1,12,22,813

took first dose and 36,54,333 second dose.

TAMIL NADU: State recorded 3,867 new Covid-19 positive cases; Lockdown relaxations have come into effect in Tamil Nadu from today. 66,600 people were inoculated across TN on Sunday.

KARNATAKA: New Cases Reported:1,564; Total Active Cases: 44,846; New Covid Deaths: 59; Total Covid Deaths: 35,367;Around 1,18,674 were vaccinated yesterday with a total of 2,37,64,486 have been vaccinated in thestate till now.

ANDHRA PRADESH: State reported 3175 new Covid-19 cases after testing 94,595 samples with 29deaths, while 3692 got discharged during the last 24 hours. Total cases: 19,02,923; Active cases: 35,325;Discharges: 18,54,754; Deaths: 12,844. A total of 1,64,59,868 doses of Covid vaccines have beenadministered in the state as on yesterday, which include 1,31,88,396 first doses and 32,71,472 seconddoses. The State has highest recovery rate among the southern states. As on July 1, recovery rate in thestate stands at 97.31 per cent.

TELANGANA: A total of 605 new cases and seven fatalities were reported in the state yesterday taking the total number of cases in the state to6,26,690 and fatalities to 3,691. The number of Active Cases in the state now stands at 11,964. Recoveryrate reaches to 97.5 percent.

Assam: A total of 20 Covid deaths were reported in Assam in the last 24 hours, while 1,213 new infections were detected in 53,848 tests done during the day.

Manipur: Daily positivity rate sees slight drop at 14.9 pc; virus claims 8 more 600 plus daily spike continues with 643 more positive. The total number of people who have been vaccinated stands at 729061 and out of this 85750 people have received their second dose so far.

Meghalaya: Seven more patients died of COVID-19 on Sunday while 489 fresh cases were detected in the state in the past 24 hours.

Sikkim: 176 new cases were picked up from testing of 1,367 samples collected on Saturday giving Sikkim a daily test positivity rate of 12.8%. There are now 2,101 active cases of Covid in Sikkim. There is no Covid related death for third consecutive days.

Tripura: 428 new positive cases and 4 deaths were reported in last 24 hours. 15,966 persons were vaccinated in last 24 hours. As per the available data total vaccination done till July 3rd in the state is 26,13,644 while 19,98,998 were 1st dose and 6,14,646 were second dose.

Nagaland: Nagaland reports 68 new cases and nil deaths on Sunday. Active cases are 1234 while total is 25,519. A total of 5,36,257 persons have been inoculated with Covid vaccine in Nagaland so far. Of them, 4,68,202 persons have received their first doses while 68,055 have received their 2nd doses.

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