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PIB’S BULLETIN ON COVID-19


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17 SEP 2021 6:53PM by PIB Delhi

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  • 77.24 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • 34,403 new cases in the last 24 hours
  • Active cases account for 1.02% of total cases
  • India’s Active caseload stands at 3,39,056
  • Recovery Rate currently at 97.65%
  • 37,950 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,25,98,424
  • Weekly Positivity Rate (1.97%) less than 3% for last 84 days
  • Daily positivity rate (2.25%)less than 3% for last 18 days
  • 54.92crore 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 77.24Cr

More than 63.97 Lakh doses administered in last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently at 97.65%

34,403 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India’s Active Caseload (3,39,056)is 1.02% of Total Cases

Weekly Positivity Rate (1.97%) less than 3% for last 84days

With the administration of 63,97,972 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, country’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the cumulative figure of 77.24Cr(77,24,25,744) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 77,78,319 sessions.

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

 

 

HCWs

1st Dose

1,03,66,108

2nd Dose

86,55,036

 

FLWs

1st Dose

1,83,41,064

2nd Dose

1,42,56,730

 

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

31,20,61,294

2nd Dose

5,05,68,273

 

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

14,69,74,803

2nd Dose

6,56,47,680

 

Over 60 years

1st Dose

9,48,63,636

2nd Dose

5,06,91,120

Total

77,24,25,744

 

The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country.

The recovery of 37,950 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,25,98,424.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.65%.

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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 82 consecutive days now.

34,403 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

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The Active Caseload is presently 3,39,056. Active cases presently constitute 1.02% 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

15,27,420tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 54.92 Cr (54,92,29,149) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.97% remains less than 3% for the last 84 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 2.25%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for last 18 days and below 5% for 101 consecutive days now.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1755637

 

Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs

More than 77.77Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

More than 6.17 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 vaccinemanufacturers in the country to States and UTs.

 

VACCINE DOSES

 

(As on 17thSeptember 2021)

 

SUPPLIED

 

77,77,26,335

 

BALANCE AVAILABLE

 

 

6,17,22,315

 

More than 77.77crore(77,77,26,335) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through Govt of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category.

Further, more than6.17Cr (6,17,22,315)balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1755631

 

PM to interact with healthcare workers and beneficiaries of Covid vaccination programme in Goa on 18th September

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will interact with healthcare workers and beneficiaries of Covid vaccination programme, on completion of 100% first dose coverage for the adult population in Goa, on 18th September, 2021 at 10:30 AM via video conferencing.

The efforts undertaken by the state government that resulted in successful vaccination coverage include organisation of successive TikaUtasvs for community mobilization and grassroot outreach, targeted vaccination for priority groups such as vaccination at workplaces, old age homes, divyangjans etc. and continuous community engagement to remove doubts and apprehensions, among others.  The state also overcame challenges like Cyclone Tauktae to ensure rapid vaccination coverage.

Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1755761

 

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