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PIB’S BULLETIN ON COVID-19

Posted On: 20 AUG 2021 9:15PM by PIB Delhi

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  • 57.22 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • 36,571 new cases in the last 24 hours
  • Active cases account for 1.12% of total cases; lowest since March 2020
  • India's Active caseload stands at 3,63,605; lowest in 150 days
  • Recovery Rate increases to 97.54%; Highest since March 2020
  • 36,555 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,15,61,635
  • Weekly Positivity Rate (1.93%) less than 3% for last 56 days
  • Daily positivity rate (1.94%) less than 3% for last 25 days
  • 50.26 cr Total Tests conducted so far

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PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU

MINISTRY OF INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

 

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COVID-19 Update

 

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 57.22 Cr

 

Recovery Rate (97.54%) at its highest since March 2020

 

36,571 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

 

India's Active Caseload (3,63,605) lowest in 150 days

 

Active cases constitute 1.12% of total cases; lowest since March 2020

 

Daily Positivity Rate (1.94%) less than 3% for last 25 days

 

With the administration of 54,71,282vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 57.22 Cr (57,22,81,488) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 63,56,785sessions.

The break-up of the cumulative figureas per the provisional report till 7 am today include:

HCWs

1st Dose

1,03,52,479

2nd Dose

81,74,950

FLWs

1st Dose

1,82,98,488

2nd Dose

1,24,35,280

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

21,16,61,856

2nd Dose

1,79,81,125

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

12,13,60,599

2nd Dose

4,77,77,706

Over 60 years

1st Dose

8,28,12,609

2nd Dose

4,14,26,396

Total

57,22,81,488

 

The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country.

The recovery of36,555 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,15,61,635.Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.54%, the highest since March 2020.

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Sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs continue the trend of less than 50,000 Daily New Cases that is being reported for fifty-four consecutive days now.

36,571 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

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High recoveries and a low number of new cases have subsided the Active Caseload to 3,63,605which is atits lowest in 150 days. Active cases presently form only 1.12% of the country's total Positive Cases which is the lowest since March 2020.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1747522

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