Saturday, October 23, 2021

India surpasses 2.27 cr vaccinations in a day

In a remarkable achievement, India has vaccinated more than 2,27,53,121 persons in a single day. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage has now exceeded 79.27 Cr.

New Delhi: In India, more than 2.27 cr doses were administered in the last 24 hours. Recovery Rate is currently at 97.65%. 34,403 New Cases were reported in the last 24 hours. India’s Active Caseload (3,39,056) is 1.02% of Total Cases. Weekly Positivity Rate (1.97%) is less than 3% for last 84 days.

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

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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%.

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.

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

15,27,420tests 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.

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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.

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.

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