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Government of India
PIB Headquarters
08 OCT 2021 5:00PM by PIB Delhi
PIB’S BULLETIN ON COVID-19

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  • 93.17 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • 21,257 new cases in the last 24 hours
  • Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.71%; Lowest since March 2020
  • India's Active caseload stands at 2,40,221; lowest in 205 days
  • Recovery Rate currently at 97.96%; Highest since March 2020
  • 24,963 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,32,25,221
  • Weekly Positivity Rate (1.64%) less than 3% for last 105 days
  • Daily positivity rate (1.53%) less than 3% for last 39 days
  • 58.00 crore 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 crosses the landmark of 93 Cr

More than 50.17 Lakh doses administered in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently at 97.96%; Highest since March 2020

21,257 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India's Active Caseload (2,40,221) is 0.71% of Total Cases

Weekly Positivity Rate (1.64%) less than 3% for last 105 days

 

With the administration of 50,17,753 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 93Cr(93,17,17,191) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 90,68,525sessions.

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

 

 

HCWs

1st Dose

1,03,74,633

2nd Dose

89,78,960

 

FLWs

1st Dose

1,83,57,144

2nd Dose

1,52,22,373

 

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

37,67,64,208

2nd Dose

9,56,87,462

 

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

16,35,63,468

2nd Dose

8,09,12,829

 

Over 60 years

1st Dose

10,34,70,003

2nd Dose

5,83,86,111

Total

93,17,17,191

 

The recovery of 24,963 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,32,25,221.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.96%. Recovery Rate is currently at its highest peak 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 103 consecutive days now.

21,257new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

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The Active Caseload is presently 2,40,221, which is the lowest in 205 days.Active cases presently constitute 0.71% of the country's total Positive Cases.

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

13,85,706tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 58 Cr (58,00,43,190) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.64% remains less than 3% for the last 105 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be1.53%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below3% for last 39 days and below 5% for 122 consecutive days now.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1761951

Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs

More than 94.86 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

More than 8.22 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.

 

VACCINE DOSES

 

(As on 8thOctober 2021)

 

SUPPLIED

 

94,86,52,605

 

BALANCE AVAILABLE

 

 

8,22,38,510

More than 94.86 crore (94,86,52,605) 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 8.22 Cr (8,22,38,510) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1761948

 

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