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PIB’S BULLETIN ON COVID-19

Posted On: 17 OCT 2021 5:27PM by PIB Delhi

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  • 97.65 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • 14,146 new cases in the last 24 hours; lowest in 229 days
  • Recovery Rate currently at 98.10%; Highest since March 2020
  • 19,788 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,34,19,749
  • Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.57%; Lowest since March 2020
  • India's Active caseload stands at 1,95,846; lowest in 220 days
  • Weekly Positivity Rate (1.42%) less than 3% for last 114 days
  • Daily positivity rate (1.29%) less than 3% for last 48 days
  • 59.09 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 97.65 Cr

Recovery Rate currently at 98.10%; Highest since March 2020

14,146 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India's Active Caseload (1,95,846) is lowest in 220 days

Weekly Positivity Rate (1.42%) less than 3% for last 114 days

With the administration of 41,20,772 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 97.65 Cr (97,65,89,540) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 96, 46,485 sessions.

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

Cumulative Vaccine Dose Coverage

HCWs

1st Dose

1,03,75,835

2nd Dose

90,75,869

FLWs

1st Dose

1,83,61,737

2nd Dose

1,55,14,198

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

39,26,91,878

2nd Dose

11,02,63,827

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

16,76,26,429

2nd Dose

8,58,84,392

Over 60 years

1st Dose

10,56,78,041

2nd Dose

6,11,17,334

Total

97,65,89,540

 

The recovery of19,788 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,34,19,749.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.10%. 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 112 consecutive days now.

14,146 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. Daily New cases reported to be lowest in229 days now

 

The Active Caseload falls below 2 lakh mark and is presently at 1,95,846, which is lowest in 220 days. Active cases presently constitute 0.57% 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 11,00,123 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over59.09 Cr (59,09,35,381) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.42% remains less than 3% for the last 114 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be1.29%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below3% for last 48 days and below 5% for 131 consecutive days now

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Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs

More than 101.7Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

More than 10.42 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

 

1,01,78,96,755

 

BALANCE AVAILABLE

 

10,42,45,455

 

More than 101.7crore(1,01,78,96,755) 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 than10.42Cr (10,42,45,455)balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered

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