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16 NOV 2021 6:37PM by PIB Delhi

  • 112.97 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • India’s Active caseload stands at 1,30,793; lowest in 525 days
  • Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.38%; Lowest since March 2020
  • Recovery Rate currently at 98.27%; Highest since March 2020
  • 11,971 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,38,61,756
  • 8,865 new cases in the last 24 hours; lowest in 287 days
  • Daily positivity rate (0.80%) less than 2% for last 43 days
  • Weekly Positivity Rate (0.97%) less than 2% for last 53 days
  • 62.57 cr Total Tests conducted so far

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COVID-19 Update

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 112.97 Cr

More than 59.75 Lakh doses administered in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently at 98.27%

8,865 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India’s Active Caseload(1,30,793) is lowest in 525 days

Weekly Positivity Rate (0.97%) less than 2% for last 53 days


With the administration of 59,75,469 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 112.97 Cr (1,12,97,84,045) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 1,16,00,209 sessions.

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


1st Dose



2nd Dose





1st Dose



2nd Dose




Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose



2nd Dose




Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose



2nd Dose




Over 60 years

1st Dose



2nd Dose






The recovery of 11,971 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,38,61,756.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.27%.

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 142 consecutive days now.

8,865 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

The Active Caseload is presently at 1,30,793 is lowest in 525 days. Active cases presently constitute 0.38% of the country’s total Positive Cases, which is lowest since March 2020.

The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of11,07,617tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 62.57 Cr (62,57,74,159) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.97% remains less than 2% for the last 53 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 0.80%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below2% for last 43 days and below 3% for 78 consecutive days now.

Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs

More than 125 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

More than 19.55 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.




(As on 15th  November 2021)






More than 125 crore (1,25,74,91,730) 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 19.55 Cr (19,55,55,996) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya discusses strengthening of Prime Minister’s ‘Har Ghar Dastak’ campaign with NGOs, CSOs and Development Partners

“Modi Ji has always emphasized that the achievement with regard to COVID Vaccination is a collective effort of the entire country”

“Pradhan Mantri Shri Narendra Modi Ji had re-iterated that achievements with regards to vaccination belong to the entire country and not the government alone.Involvement of all stakeholders working according to their expertise and capacity to achieve a collective goal is the very essence of democracy”. This was stated by Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare today as he interacted with representatives of various stakeholders helping the Government in furthering the reach and coverage of COVID vaccination across the country. Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare joined digitally from her constituency.

Dr. Mandaviya noted that Jan-Bhagidari is essential for such a mammoth exercise like India’s vaccination programme. “India stood tall in COVID crisis because of the initiative of non-government organisations and civil society organisations who supplemented the efforts of the government to ensure that nobody went to sleep on a hungry stomach during the COVID lockdown.” He also noted their contribution in ensuring that 80% of the population and 40% of the population receive their first and second dose of the vaccine, respectively.

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