Posted On: 31 JUL 2021, Delhi
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|46.15 Cr. Vaccine Doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive3,07,81,263 total recoveries across the country so farRecovery Rate currently at 97.37%37,291 patients recovered during last 24 hoursIndia reports 41,649 new cases in last 24 hoursIndia’s Active caseload currently 4,08,920Active cases constitute 1.29% of total casesWeekly Positivity Rate remains below 5%, currently at 2.42%Daily positivity rate at 2.34%, remains below 5%Testing capacity substantially ramped up – 46.64 crore tests conducted (Total)|
PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU
MINISTRY OF INFORMATION & BROADCASTING
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
- India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses the landmark of 46 Cr
- Nearly 53 Lakh vaccine doses administered in the last 24 hours
- Recovery Rate stands at 97.37%
- 41,649 Daily New Cases reported in last 24 hours
- India’s Active Caseload (4,08,920) presently constitutes 1.29% of total cases
- Daily Positivity Rate (2.34%) less than 5% for 54 consecutive days
India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 46 Cr yesterday. Cumulatively, 46,15,18,479 vaccine doses have been administered through 54,94,423 sessions, as per the provisional report till 8 am today. 52,99,036 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. These include:
|Age Group 18-44 years||1st Dose||15,22,17,587|
|Age Group 45-59 years||1st Dose||10,44,37,699|
|Over 60 years||1st Dose||7,49,29,832|
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, 3,07,81,263 people have already recovered from COVID-19 and 37,291 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 97.37%.
India has reported 41,649 daily new cases in the last 24 hours.
Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported since thirty-four continuous days. This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs.
India’s Active Caseload today stands at 4,08,920 and active cases now constitute 1.29% of the country’s total Positive Cases.
With substantially ramped up testing capacity across the country, a total of 17,76,315 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country. Cumulatively, India has conducted over 46.64 crore (46,64,27,038) tests so far.
While on one side testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate is currently at 2.42% and the Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.34% today. Daily Positivity rate has remained below 5% for 54 consecutive days now.
COVID-19 Vaccination Update
More than 48.78 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs
More than 3.14 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 31 July 2021)|
More than 48.78 crore (48,78,63,410) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far, through all sources and a further 68,57,590 doses are in the pipeline.
Of this, the total consumption including wastages is 45,82,60,052 doses (as per data available at 8 AM today).
More than 3.14 Cr (3,14,57,081) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs and private hospitals to be administered.
Centre Reviews COVID-19 Situation in 10 States showing an Upsurge in COVID Cases and Positivity
In districts with more than 10% positivity, strict restrictions advised to prevent crowds and intermingling of people
Testing to be ramped up along with Vaccination Saturation in Targeted Districts for vulnerable groups
2nd Vaccine Dose coverage to be given priority
Effective and Regular Monitoring of Home Isolated persons to prevent spread of infection
Encourage Private Hospitals to set up Oxygen PSA Plants
Shri Rajesh Bhushan, Union Health Secretary chaired a high-level meeting today to review the COVID-19 situation in 10 states of Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Odisha, Assam, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Andhra Pradesh and Manipur. The public health measures taken for surveillance, containment and management of COVID19 by the health authorities in these states were also reviewed. These States are either reporting a rise in new daily COVID cases or a rise in positivity. Dr Balram Bhargava, DG ICMR and Secretary (DHR) was also present. Principal Secretary (Health), Mission Director (NHM), State Surveillance Officer of all these states participated in the review meeting. Union Secretary for Health and Family Welfare underlined the critical COVID control and management strategies.