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PIB’S BULLETIN ON COVID-19


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07 AUG 2021 4:29PM by PIB Delhi

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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 achieved a significant milestone of 50 Cr

Nearly 50 Lakh vaccine doses administered in last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently at 97.37%

38,628 Daily New Cases reported in last 24 hours

India’s Active Caseload (4,12,153) presently constitutes 1.29% of total cases

Daily Positivity Rate (2.21%) less than 3% for last 12 days

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage achieved a significant milestone of 50 Cr yesterday. Cumulatively, 50,10,09,609 vaccine doses have been administered through 58,08,344 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 49,55,138 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.

These include:

HCWs

1st Dose

1,03,28,986

2nd Dose

79,53,278

FLWs

1st Dose

1,82,06,470

2nd Dose

1,16,55,584

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

17,26,01,639

2nd Dose

1,12,87,774

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

11,08,54,315

2nd Dose

4,19,57,311

Over 60 years

1st Dose

7,80,50,150

2nd Dose

3,81,14,102

Total

50,10,09,609

 

The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination has commenced from 21st June, 2021. The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country.

Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,10,55,861 people have already recovered from COVID-19 and 40,017 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 97.37%.

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India has reported 38,628 daily new cases in the last 24 hours.

Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported since forty-one consecutive days. This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs.

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India’s Active Caseload today stands at 4,12,153 and active cases now constitute 1.29% of the country’s total Positive Cases.

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With substantially ramped up testing capacity across the country, a total of 17,50,081 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country. Cumulatively, India has conducted over 47.83 crore (47,83,16,964) tests so far.

While on one side testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate currently stands at 2.39% and the Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.21% today. Daily Positivity rate remains below 3% for last 12 days and below 5% for 61 consecutive days now.

Details:  https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1743457

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

More than 51.66 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

More than 2.29 Crore balance and unutilized doses still available with States/UTs and private hospitals to be administered

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 7 August 2021)

 

SUPPLIED

 

51,66,13,680

 

IN PIPELINE

 

55,52,070

 

CONSUMPTION

 

49,74,90,815

 

BALANCE AVAILABLE

 

 

2,29,36,394

 

More than 51.66 crore (51,66,13,680) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far, through all sources and a further 55,52,070 doses are in the pipeline.

Of this, the total consumption including wastages is 49,74,90,815 doses (as per data available at 8 AM today).

More than 2.29 Cr (2,29,36,394) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs and private hospitals to be administered.

Details:  https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1743496

 

PM Interacts with the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) in Madhya Pradesh

 

  • About 5 crore beneficiaries are getting the benefit of PMGKAY in the state
  • Government of India and entire country is standing with Madhya Pradesh during floods and rain: PM
  • In the strategy for dealing with the Corona crisis, India accorded the highest priority to the poor: PM
  • Not only more than 80 crore citizens are getting free ration but more than 8 crore poor families got free gas cylinder
  • 30 thousand crore rupees were directly transferred to the Jan-Dhan accounts of more than 20 crore women.
  • Thousands of crore rupees were transferred to the accounts of laborers and farmer, next instalment day after
  • In ‘Double-Engine governments’, state governments supplement and improve the schemes of the central government and increase their power: PM
  • Under the leadership of Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh has shed the image of BIMARU state long ago: PM
  • Earlier, they never provided any facility, just false sympathy. Working style of people who rose from the ground is different, we have faced these hardships: PM
  • In the recent years real and meaningful efforts are being undertaken to strengthen and empower the poor: PM
  • Buy some local handicraft product during the upcoming festivals and don’t forget Corona precautions: PM

Referring to Corona pandemic as once in a century calamity, the Prime Minister said that entire nation stood as one to fight against the challenge. He reiterated that, in the strategy for dealing with the crisis, India accorded the highest priority to the poor.  From the very first day itself, attention was paid to food and employment of the poor and labourers. Not only more than 80 crore citizens are getting free ration but more than 8 crore poor families got free gas cylinder. 30 thousand crore rupees were directly transferred to the Jan-Dhan accounts of more than 20 crore women. Similarly, thousands of crore rupees were transferred to the accounts of laborers and farmer. He also informed about thousands of crore rupees will be transferred in the bank accounts about 10-11 crore farmer families on 9th August.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1743515

Text of PM’s Address: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1743517

 

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