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PIB Headquarters
20 OCT 2021 4:46PM by PIB Delhi
PIB’S BULLETIN ON COVID-19

 

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  • 99.12 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • 14,623 new cases in the last 24 hours
  • Recovery Rate currently at 98.15%; Highest since March 2020
  • 19,446 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,34,78,247
  • Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.52%; Lowest since March 2020
  • India's Active caseload stands at 1,78,098; lowest in 229 days
  • Weekly Positivity Rate (1.34%) less than 3% for last 117 days
  • Daily positivity rate (1.10%) less than 3% for last 51 days
  • 59.44 cr Total Tests conducted so far

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COVID-19 Update

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 99.12 Cr
Recovery Rate currently at 98.15%; Highest since March 2020
14,623 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours
India's Active Caseload (1,78,098) is lowest in 229 days
Weekly Positivity Rate (1.34%) less than 3% for last 117 days

 

With the administration of 41,36,142 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 99.12 Cr (99,12,82,283) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 97,99,506 sessions.

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

 

HCWs

1st Dose

1,03,76,101

2nd Dose

90,98,715

 

FLWs

1st Dose

1,83,62,683

2nd Dose

1,55,81,720

 

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

39,73,05,720

2nd Dose

11,57,29,771

 

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

16,88,22,731

2nd Dose

8,76,73,217

 

Over 60 years

1st Dose

10,62,77,396

2nd Dose

6,20,54,229

Total

99,12,82,283

 

The recovery of 19,446 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,34,78,247.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.15%. 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 115 consecutive days now .

14,623 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours

 

 

 

 

 

The Active Caseload has fallen below 2 lakh mark and is presently at 1,78,098, which is now lowest in 229 days. Active cases presently constitute 0.52% 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 13,23,702 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 59.44 Cr (59,44,29,890) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.34% remains less than 3% for the last 117 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 1.10%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for last 51 days and below 5% for 134 consecutive days now.

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Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs
More than 102.4 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs
More than 10.78 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 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 vaccine manufacturers in the country to States and UTs.

 

VACCINE DOSES

 

(As on 16thOctober 2021)

SUPPLIED

 

1,02,48,12,565

 

BALANCE AVAILABLE

 

10,78,72,110

 

 

More than 102.4 crore (1,02,48,12,565) 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 10.78 Cr (10,78,72,110) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered

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