Posted On: 11 SEP 2021 5, Delhi
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|73.05 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive33,376 new cases in the last 24 hoursActive cases account for 1.18% of total casesIndia’s Active caseload stands at 3,91,516Recovery Rate currently at 97.49%32,198 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,23,74,497Weekly Positivity Rate (2.26%) less than 3% for last 78 daysDaily positivity rate (2.10%) less than 3% for last 12 days54.01 crore Total Tests conducted so far|
PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU
MINISTRY OF INFORMATION & BROADCASTING
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage achieves 73Cr landmark milestone
Recovery Rate currently at 97.49%
33,376 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours
India’s Active Caseload (3,91,516) is 1.18% of Total Cases
Weekly Positivity Rate (2.26%) less than 3% for last 78 days
With the administration of 65,27,175 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, country’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the cumulative figure of 73Cr landmark milestone (73,05,89,688) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 74,70,363sessions.
The break-up of the cumulative figure as per the provisional report till 7 am today include:
|Age Group 18-44 years||1st Dose||29,34,35,121|
|Age Group 45-59 years||1st Dose||14,20,96,089|
|Over 60 years||1st Dose||9,23,11,436|
The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country.
The recovery of 32,198patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,23,74,497.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.49%.
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 76 consecutive days now.
33,376new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.
The Active Caseload is presently3,91,516. Active cases presently constitute 1.18% 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 15,92,135tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 54.01 Cr (54,01,96,989) cumulative tests.
While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 2.26% remains less than 3% for the last 78 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be2.10%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below3% for last 12 days and below 5% for 96 consecutive days now.
Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs
More than 72.01 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs
More than 5.75 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 11thSeptember 2021)|
More than 72.01crore (72,01,73,325) 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 5.75Cr (5,75,43,795) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.
PM chairs a high level meeting to review the Covid-19 related situation and vaccination
PM briefed about the augmentation of healthcare infrastructure
States asked to maintain buffer stock of medicines in every district
PM reviewed production, supply and pipeline of vaccines for next few months
PM spoke about the need for constant genome sequencing to monitor emergence of mutants
PM Narendra Modi chaired a high level meeting to review the Covid-19 related situation yesterday. The topics covered included a review of the prevailing Covid-19 scenario, preparedness of the health systems to respond, availability of medical oxygen and matters relating to production, supply and distribution of Covid-19 vaccine.
It was discussed that across the world, there are countries where the number of active Covid cases continues to remain high. In India too, the figures from states like Maharashtra & Kerala, indicate that there can be no room for complacency. However, the weekly positivity was at less than 3% for the 10th consecutive week.
PM was briefed about the concentration of cases in a few geographies, districts with high test positivity as well as the week on week test positivity rate in the country.
PM spoke about the need for constant genome sequencing to monitor emergence of mutants. The officers informed him that INSACOG now consists of 28 labs distributed across the country. The lab network is also linked with a hospital network for clinical correlation. Sewage sampling is also being done for genomic surveillance. PM was apprised that states have been requested to share SARS COV2 positive samples with INSACOG regularly.
PM lauds Goa for 100% first dose vaccination in Goa
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi yesterday lauded Goa for administering the first dose of Covid -19 vaccines to 100% eligible population in Goa.
While sharing a tweet by the Chief Minister of Goa, Dr. Pramod Sawant, the Prime Minister said “Well done Goa! Great effort, powered by a collective spirit and the prowess of our doctors as well as innovators.”