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PIB’S BULLETIN ON COVID-19

Posted On: 21 MAR 2022 8:40PM by PIB Delhi

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  • 181.24 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • India's Active caseload currently stands at 25,106
  • Active cases stand at 0.06%
  • Recovery Rate currently at 98.74%
  • 2,652 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to
  • 4,24,67,774
  • 1,549 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours
  • Daily positivity rate (0.40%)
  • Weekly Positivity Rate (0.40%)
  • 78.30 cr Total Tests conducted so far; 3,84,499 tests conducted in the last 24 hours

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 181.24 Cr

Nearly 18 lakh vaccine doses administered for age group 12-14 years

India's Active caseload declines to 25,106 today; stands at 0.06% of India’s total Positive Cases

1,549 new cases reported in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently stands at 98.74%


 

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 181.24 Cr (1,81,24,97,303) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,14,03,116 sessions.

COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on 16 March, 2022. So far, nearly 18 lakh (17,99,684) adolescents have been administered with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

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

Cumulative Vaccine Dose Coverage

HCWs

1st Dose

1,04,03,046

2nd Dose

99,90,717

Precaution Dose

43,59,722

FLWs

1st Dose

1,84,12,172

2nd Dose

1,74,89,088

Precaution Dose

66,66,494

Age Group 12-14 years

1st Dose

17,99,684

Age Group 15-18 years

1st Dose

5,62,15,365

2nd Dose

3,55,29,066

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

55,37,95,114

2nd Dose

45,95,63,393

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

20,26,14,621

2nd Dose

18,38,06,629

Over 60 years

1st Dose

12,66,44,476

2nd Dose

11,44,84,897

Precaution Dose

1,07,22,819

Precaution Dose

2,17,49,035

Total

1,81,24,97,303

 

 

Following a continuous downward trend, India’s Active Caseload has declined to 25,106 today, constituting 0.06% of the country's total Positive Cases.

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Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.74%. 2,652 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now at 4,24,67,774.

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1,549 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

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The last 24 hours saw a total of 3,84,499 COVID-19 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 78.30 Cr (78,30,45,157) cumulative tests.

There has been a sustained fall in the weekly and daily Positivity Rates too. Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently stands at 0.40% and the Daily Positivity rate is also reported to be 0.40%.

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Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs

More than 183.52 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

More than 17.21 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 vaccine manufacturers in the country to States and UTs.

VACCINE DOSES

 

(As on 21th March 2022)

 

SUPPLIED

 

1,83,52,25,060

 

BALANCE AVAILABLE

 

 

17,21,00,256

 

More than 183.52 crore (1,83,52,25,060) 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 17.21 Cr (17,21,00,256) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

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