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PIB’S Bulletin on COVID-19



  • 212.39 cr Total Vaccine doses (94.24 cr Second Dose and 15.86 cr Precaution Dose) have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • 22,50,854 doses administered in last 24 hours
  • India’s Active caseload currently stands at 64,667
  • Active cases stand at 0.15%
  • Recovery Rate currently at 98.67%
  • 10,828 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 4,38,35,852
  • 7,231 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours
  • Daily positivity rate (2.05%)
  • Weekly Positivity Rate (2.55%)
  • 88.58 cr Total Tests conducted so far; 3,52,166 tests conducted in the last 24 hours

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 212.39 Cr

Over 4.03 Cr 1st dose vaccines administered for age group 12-14 years

India’s Active caseload currently stands at 64,667

7,231 new cases reported in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently stands at 98.67%

Weekly Positivity Rate is presently at 2.55%


India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 212.39 Cr (2,12,39,92,816) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.

COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on 16 March, 2022. So far, more than 4.03 Cr (4,03,22,642) adolescents have been administered with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Similarly, the COVID-19 precaution dose administration for age group 18-59 years also started from 10th April, 2022 onwards.

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


Cumulative Vaccine Dose Coverage
HCWs 1st Dose 1,04,14,074
2nd Dose 1,01,06,483
Precaution Dose 67,54,006
FLWs 1st Dose 1,84,34,563
2nd Dose 1,76,98,575
Precaution Dose 1,31,46,365
Age Group 12-14 years 1st Dose 4,03,22,642
2nd Dose 3,02,03,121
Age Group 15-18 years 1st Dose 6,16,78,588
2nd Dose 5,23,28,239
Age Group 18-44 years 1st Dose 56,05,85,613
2nd Dose 51,30,84,139
Precaution Dose 6,26,98,575
Age Group 45-59 years 1st Dose 20,39,04,016
2nd Dose 19,63,16,182
Precaution Dose 3,51,48,276
Over 60 years 1st Dose 12,75,80,356
2nd Dose 12,27,08,638
Precaution Dose 4,08,80,365
Precaution Dose 15,86,27,587
Total 2,12,39,92,816


India’s Active Caseload currently stands at 64,667. Active cases now constitute 0.15% of the country’s total Positive Cases.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.67%. 10,828 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now at 4,38,35,852.

7,231 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.


The last 24 hours saw a total of 3,52,166 COVID-19 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 88.58 Cr (88,58,81,136) cumulative tests.

Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently stands at 2.55% and the Daily Positivity rate is reported to be 2.05%.


Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs

More than 201.33 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

More than 5.71 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 nationwide COVID 19 vaccination started on 16th January 2021. 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.




(As on 31 Aug 2022)










More than 201.33 crore (2,01,33,52,325) 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 5.71 Cr (5,71,84,710) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.



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