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17 NOV 2021 6:56PM by PIB Delhi

  • 113.68 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • India’s Active caseload stands at 1,28,555; lowest in 527 days
  • Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.37%; Lowest since March 2020
  • Recovery Rate currently at 98.28%; Highest since March 2020
  • 12,134 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,38,73,890
  • 10,197 new cases in the last 24 hours
  • Daily positivity rate (0.82%) less than 2% for last 44 days
  • Weekly Positivity Rate (0.96%) less than 2% for last 54 days
  • 62.70 cr Total Tests conducted so far

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COVID-19 Update

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 113.68 Cr

More than 67.82 Lakh doses administered in the last 24 hours

Recovery Rate currently at 98.28%

10,197 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India’s Active Caseload (1,28,555) is lowest in 527 days

Weekly Positivity Rate (0.96%) less than 2% for last 54 days


With the administration of 67,82,042 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 113.68 Cr (1,13,68,79,685) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 1,16,73,459 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 12,134 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,38,73,890.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.28%.

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 143 consecutive days now.

10,197 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

The Active Caseload is presently at 1,28,555 is lowest in 527 days. Active cases presently constitute 0.37% 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 of 12,42,177 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 62.70 Cr (62,70,16,336) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.96% remains less than 2% for the last 54 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be0.82%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below2% for last 44 days and below 3% for 79 consecutive days now.

. Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs

More than 127Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

More than 20.91 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 vaccinemanufacturers in the country to States and UTs.




(As on 17th  November 2021)






More than127crore(1,27,23,71,960) 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 than20.91Cr (20,91,96,036)balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

Number of Fully Vaccinated individuals surpasses the Partially Vaccinated eligible population for the first time: Dr Mansukh Mandaviya

“This feat possible due to people’s faith and confidence in the Govt, ‘Jan-Bhagidari’ and the ‘Har Ghar Dastak’ campaign”

Union Health Minister assures of No Shortage of Vaccine Doses in the country, urges people to come forward for second dose

 “The number of the fully vaccinated individuals has surpassed the partially vaccinated eligible population for the first time in the country. This feat has been made possible due to the Hon. Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Jan-Bhagidari’ and “Whole of Government Approach”, people’s faith and confidence in the Government, and the ongoing ‘Har Ghar Dastak’ campaign which has seen tremendous response from various parts of the country”. This was stated by Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, here today.

In a significant achievement to the nationwide vaccination coverage for the country, for the first time the number of fully vaccinated individuals has surpassed those who have been administered only a single dose of vaccine. The country has in total administered over 113.68 Cr (1,13,68,79,685) as per 7 am provisional reports today with the administration of 67,82,042 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours. This has been achieved through 1,16,73,459 sessions. Out of which, 75,57,24,081 doses were administered as first dose and 38,11,55,604 doses were administered as second dose. Thus, the number of fully vaccinated individuals (38,11,55,604) exceeds those who have been administered a single dose (37,45,68,477).

The Union Health Minister congratulated the collective spirit of the country on this achievement. In a tweet, he appealed to all eligible citizens to get vaccinated. “We will win the battle against COVID-19 together,” he stated.

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