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PIB’S BULLETIN ON COVID-19

Posted On: 23 NOV 2021 8:26PM by PIB Delhi

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  • 117.63 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • Recovery Rate currently at 98.32%; Highest since March 2020
  • 12,202 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,39,46,749
  • 7,579 new cases in the last 24 hours; lowest in 543 days
  • India's Active caseload stands at 1,13,584; lowest in 536 days
  • Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.33%; Lowest since March 2020
  • Daily positivity rate (0.79%) less than 2% for last 50 days
  • Weekly Positivity Rate (0.93%) less than 2% for last 60 days
  • 63.34 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 117.63 Cr

More than 71.92 Lakh doses administered in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently at 98.32%

7,579 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India's Active Caseload stands at 1,13,584

Weekly Positivity Rate (0.93%) less than 2% for last 60 days

 

With the administration of 71,92,154 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 117.63 Cr (1,17,63,73,499) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 1,21,69,135sessions.

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

HCWs

1st Dose

1,03,82,453

2nd Dose

94,16,703

 

FLWs

1st Dose

1,83,76,475

2nd Dose

1,63,40,031

 

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

44,47,84,652

2nd Dose

19,51,54,643

 

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

18,13,05,008

2nd Dose

11,22,23,224

 

Over 60 years

1st Dose

11,35,48,772

2nd Dose

7,48,41,538

Total

1,17,63,73,499

 

The recovery of 12,202 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,39,46,749.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.32%.

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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 149 consecutive days now.

7,579 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

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The Active Caseload presentlystands at 1,13,584. Active cases presently constitute 0.33% of the country's total Positive Cases, which is lowest since March 2020.

 

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The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 9,64,980 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 63.34 Cr (63,34,89,239) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.93% remains less than 2% for the last 60 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 0.79%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below2% for last 50 days and below 3% for 85 consecutive days now.

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Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs

More than 131Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

More than 21.92 Crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses still available with States/UTs

 

The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The nationwide COVID 19 vaccination started on 16th January 2021. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June 2021. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them, and streamlining the vaccine supply chain.

As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, Government of India has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them COVID Vaccines free of cost. In the new phase of the universalization of the COVID19 vaccination drive, the Union Government will procure and supply (free of cost) 75% of the vaccines being produced by the vaccinemanufacturers in the country to States and UTs.

 

VACCINE DOSES

 

(As on 23th  November 2021)

SUPPLIED

1,31,45,03,460

BALANCE AVAILABLE

21,92,56,121

 

More than 131 crore (1,31,45,03,460) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through Govt of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category.

More than 21.92 Cr (21,92,56,121) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

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