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COVID-19 Compendium: Official Information on COVID-19 Released by India and the WHO [HTML and PDF]

School student being administered with CORBEVAX COVID vaccines, by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Health officials, at Prasiddhi School campus in Bangalore Palace compound, after the government has lowered the age Children between 12-14 years eligible for vaccination against Covid-19, for Covid vaccination, in Bengaluru on April 04, 2022. Photo: Murali Kumar K / The Hindu

An up-to-date compilation of more than 1,600 official statements by the Government of India from January 17, 2020. Links to articles published by The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy on COVID-19, daily State-wise Status by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, all-India SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Testing Status by the Indian Council of Medical Research, and the WHO's 'Global Situation Reports' and 'India Updates' are also provided on this page.

COVID-19 updates from India and the World

COVID-19 State-wise Status - May 2022
(Last updated on May 24, 2022; 11.38 a.m.)

Source: MoHFW, Government of India
WHO Global Situation Reports on COVID-19 [External Link]. Source: World Health Organization
COVID-19 Research Resources Repository
(Data Sets) [ External Link]

Source: National Digital Library of India
Weekly Epidemiological Reports on COVID-19, Updates 1-92. (Last updated on May 18, 2022)
Source: World Health Organization
PIB Daily Bulletin on COVID19 - May 2022
(Last updated on May 23, 2022; 5.39 p.m.)

Source: PIB, Government of India
The WHO's India Updates on COVID-19, Updates 1-114. (Last updated on May 18, 2022)
Source: World Health Organization - India
Daily Updates from Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi (ICMR) [External Link]
Source: ICMR, New Delhi
COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions. [External Link]
Source: Food and Drug Administration

PIB Press Releases – COVID-19 for the year 2022

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COVID-19: Month-wise Press Releases for the Year :- 2020 and 2021

Press Releases in May

May 24, 2022

1624. Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

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 16 January 2021. 9.23 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1827811]. Click here for PDF.

May 23, 2022

1623. Over 3.28 Cr 1st dose vaccines administered for age group 12-14 years - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 192.38 Cr (1,92,38,45,615) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,42,38,619 sessions. 9.27 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1827511]. Click here for PDF.

May 22, 2022

1622. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

192.28 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently stands at 14,955. 9.37 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1827299]. Click here for PDF.

May 21, 2022

1621. More than 16.67 Crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses still available with States/UTs - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

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 16 January 2021. 9.29 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1827096]. Click here for PDF.

May 20, 2022

1620. India's Active caseload currently stands at 15,044 - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 191.96 Cr (1,91,96,32,518) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,41,17,166 sessions. 9.42 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1826800]. Click here for PDF.

May 19, 2022

1619. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

191.79 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently stands at 15,419. Active cases stand at 0.04%. 9.24 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1826537]. Click here for PDF.

May 18, 2022

1618. More than 17 Crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses still available with States/UTs - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. 9.31 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1826197]. Click here for PDF.

May 17, 2022

1617. Over 3.19 Cr 1st dose vaccines administered for age group 12-14 years - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 191.48 Cr (1,91,48,94,858) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,39,87,395 sessions. 9.22 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1825913]. Click here for PDF.

May 16, 2022

1616. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

191.37cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently stands at17,317. Active cases standat 0.04%. 9.16 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1825657]. Click here for PDF.

May 15, 2022

1615. Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

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. 9.27 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1825453]. Click here for PDF.

May 14, 2022

1614. Over 3.15 Cr 1st dose vaccines administered for age group 12-14 years - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 191.15 Cr (1,91,15,90,370) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,38,96,925 sessions. 9.35 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1825253]. Click here for PDF.

May 13, 2022

1613. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

190.99 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently stands at 18,604. Active cases stand at 0.04%. 9.10 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1824938]. Click here for PDF.

May 12, 2022

1612. India's Active caseload currently stands at 19,067 - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 190.83 Cr (1,90,83,96,788) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,38,04,578 sessions. 9.37 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1824571]. Click here for PDF.

May 11, 2022

1611. More than 18.01 Crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses still available with States/UTs - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

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. 9.56 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1824306]. Click here for PDF.

May 10, 2022

1610. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

190.50 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently stands at 19,637. Active cases stand at 0.05%. Recovery Rate currently at 98.74%. 9.08 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1824017]. Click here for PDF.

May 09, 2022

1609. Over 3.05 Cr 1st dose vaccines administered for age group 12-14 years - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 190.34 Cr (1,90,34,90,396) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,36,58,273 sessions. 9.38 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1823725]. Click here for PDF.

May 08, 2022

1608. More than 18.47 Crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses still available with States/UTs - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. 9.16 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1823586]. Click here for PDF.

May 07, 2022

1607. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

190.00 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently stands at 20,303. 9.15 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1823390]. Click here for PDF.

May 06, 2022

1606. 3,545 new cases reported in the last 24 hours - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on 16 March, 2022. So far, more than 2.99 Cr (2,99,46,931) adolescents have been administered with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. 9.35 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1823128]. Click here for PDF.

May 05, 2022

1605. More than 18.82 Crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses still available with States/UTs - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

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. 9.41 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1822827]. Click here for PDF.

May 04, 2022

1604. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

189.48 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently stands at 19,509. Active cases stand at 0.05%. 9.07 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1822472]. Click here for PDF.

May 03, 2022

1603. Over 2.94 Cr 1st dose vaccines administered for age group 12-14 years - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on 16 March, 2022. So far, more than 2.94 Cr (2,94,30,754) adolescents have been administered with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. 9.40 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1822199]. Click here for PDF.

May 02, 2022

1602. Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

M More than 193.30 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs . More than 19.12 Crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses still available with States/UTs. 9.18 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1821914]. Click here for PDF.

May 01, 2022

1601. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

189.17cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently stands at19,092. Active cases standat 0.04%. 9.30 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1821688]. Click here for PDF.

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Related Articles on COVID-19 published by The Hindu Centre

Priya, R, et al., 2022. COVID-19: Urban Middle Class Survey Highlights Need for People’s Agency in Policy Making, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, February 18.

Subramanian, S. 2021. Pandemic-induced Poverty in India after the First Wave of COVID-19: An Elaboration of Two Earlier Estimates, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, August 19.

Shankar, G. and Kumari, R. 2020. The Migrant Economy During the Pandemic: An Exploratory Study in Baisi Block, Bihar, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, December 10.

Jacob, N. 2020. Sewage Testing as a Pandemic Monitoring Tool, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, September 10.

Chaturvedi, S. 2020. Pandemic Exposes Weaknesses in India’s Disaster Management Responses, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, September 3.

Mudliar, P. 2020. A Reality Check on India’s Search for Digital Utopia, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, August 28.

Ebenezer, R. 2020. Ensuring Zero Tolerance for all Forms of Forced Labour, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, July 14.

Ngullie, O. G. and Ansari, A. A. 2020. India’s Public Distribution System and the Pandemic – Revisiting Delhi’s Beneficiaries, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, June 26.

Vijay, G. and Gudavarthy, A. 2020. A Pandemic as a Political Reality Check, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, April 15.


 

External Links on COVID-19

COVID-19: National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. [https://ncdc.gov.in/index4.php?lang=1&level=0&linkid=132&lid=549].

Statement on the eighth meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic
Source: World Health Organization. [https://www.who.int/news/item/15-07-2021-statement-on-the-eighth-meeting-of-the-international-health-regulations-(2005)-emergency-committee-regarding-the-coronavirus-disease-(covid-19)-pandemic].

Therapeutics and COVID-19: living guideline
Source: World Health Organization. [https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/WHO-2019-nCoV-therapeutics-2021.1].

Independent Oversight and Advisory Committee for the WHO Health Emergencies Programme
Source: World Health Organization. [https://apps.who.int/gb/ebwha/pdf_files/WHA74/A74_16-en.pdf].

Information related to COVID-19
Source: office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India

Standard Operating Procedures SOPs: National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

ICMR Third National Sero-survey for SARS-CoV-2 infection
Source: Indian Council of Medical Research


Government of India PIB Press Briefing, 4th February 2021
Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Governement of India


COVID-19 VACCINE COMMUNICATION STRATEGY
Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Governement of India


Full Text: World Migration Report 2020
Source: International Organization for Migration, November 2019


World Bank Report: COVID-19 Crisis Through a Migration Lens
Source: The World Bank Group (April 2020)


WHO Director-General's opening remarks at the World Health Assembly
Source: World Health Organization, November 9, 2020.


Atmanirbhar Bharat Package 3.0
Source: Ministry of Finance, November 12, 2020


Press Information Bureau: Coronavirus
Source: Press Information Bureau, Government of India


COVID-19 Updates
Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare,
Government of India


JAMA Network: Coronavirus Disease 2019
Source: 2020 American Medical Association

 


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