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Posted On: 05 OCT 2021 6:11PM by PIB Delhi



  • 91.54 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • 18,346 new cases in the last 24 hours; lowest in 209 days
  • Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.75%; Lowest since March 2020
  • India's Active caseload stands at 2,52,902; lowest in 201 days
  • Recovery Rate currently at 97.93%; Highest since March 2020
  • 29,639 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,31,50,886
  • Weekly Positivity Rate (1.66%) less than 3% for last 102 days
  • Daily positivity rate (1.61%) less than 3% for last 36 days
  • 57.53 crore Total Tests conducted so far










COVID-19 Update

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses the landmark of 91 Cr

More than 72.51 Lakh doses administered in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently at 97.93%; Highest since March 2020

18,346 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India's Active Caseload (2,52,902) is 0.75% of Total Cases

Weekly Positivity Rate (1.66%) less than 3% for last 102 days

With the administration of 72,51,419 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 91 Cr (91,54,65,826) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 88,75,020 sessions.

The break-up of the cumulative figure as per the provisional report till 7 am today 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 recovery of 29,639 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,31,50,886.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.93%. Recovery Rate is currently at its highest peak since March 2020.


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 100 consecutive days now.

18,346 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.



The Active Caseload is presently 2,52,902, which is the lowest in 201 days. Active cases presently constitute 0.75% of the country's total Positive Cases.


The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of

11,41,642 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 57.53 Cr (57,53,94,042) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.66% remains less than 3% for the last 102 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 1.61%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for last 36 days and below 5% for 119 consecutive days now.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1760989

Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs

More than 91.77 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

More than 6.73 Crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses still available with States/UTs

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 vaccine manufacturers in the country to States and UTs.




(As on 5th October 2021)










More than 91.77 crore (91,77,37,885) 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 6.73 Cr (6,73,07,240) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1760958


Shri Mansukh Mandaviya releases State of the World’s Children report of UNICEF

Report throws light on impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health in children and Young People

“Health of the Body and Mind are inseparable in Indian traditions of Medicine which emphasize Holistic Health”

It is vital to address mental health issues for creating a healthy society: Union Health Minister

“Pradhan Mantri Ji invested personal effort to relieve students of their exam stress”: Shri Mandaviya on ‘ParikshapeCharcha’

Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare released UNICEF’s global flagship publication – “The State of the World’s Children 2021; On My Mind: promoting, protecting and caring for children’s mental health”, here today. The report details the significant impact of COVID-19 pandemic on children’s mental health.

The Union Health Minister highlighted that “COVID-19 was a test of mental stress for the entire society. He recounted his personal experience as the Pharmaceuticals Minister during the second surge of COVID19. “Production capacity of drugs had to be amplified and due official process to establish new plants had to be speeded up. Such work in the midst of a then unfolding human tragedy was very stressful.” Yoga, deep breathing and cycling helped him to overcome the stress, he added.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1761105

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