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COVID-19 Compendium (September 2021): Official Information on COVID-19 Released by India and the WHO [HTML and PDF]

A Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation worker disinfects a classroom in Government High School in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad on August 30, 2021, as the Telangana government announced the reopening of all educational institutions from September 1. Schools in the State have remained closed for over one-and-half years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo: NAGARA GOPAL / The Hindu

An up-to-date compilation of more than 1,300 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 - September 2021 Source: MoHFW, Government of IndiaWHO: Weekly Operational Update on COVID-19 - September 2021. Source: World Health Organization
COVID-19 Research Resources Repository
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Source: National Digital Library of India
Weekly Epidemiological Reports on COVID-19 - September 2021. Source: World Health Organization
PIB Daily Bulletin on COVID19 - September 2021
Source: PIB, Government of India
The WHO's India Updates on COVID-19 - September 2021. Source: World Health Organization - India
Daily Updates from Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi (ICMR) [External Link]
Source: ICMR, New Delhi
Find answers about Coronavirus. [External Link]
Source: Federal Emergency Management Agency

PIB Press Releases – COVID-19 for the year 2021

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Press Releases in September

September 30, 2021

1317. COVID-19 Vaccination Update - Day 258 - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has reached nearly 89 Crore(88,96,14,483) today. More than 58 lakh (58,80,843) Vaccine Doses have been administered till 7 pm today.  The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late tonight. 8.06 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1759757]. Click here for PDF.

September 29, 2021

1316. National Guidelines for Safe Dental Practice During Covid-19 pandemic - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Background: In the current COVID 19 pandemic, Dentists, auxiliaries as well as patients undergoing dental procedures are at high risk of cross-infection. Most dental procedures require close contact with the patient’s oral cavity, saliva, blood, and respiratory tract secretions. Many patients who are asymptomatic may be shedding the virus. Hence all patients visiting a dental clinic must be considered as potential source of infection and dental professionals must follow appropriate infection prevention control guidelines. Read more... [https://www.mohfw.gov.in]. Click here for PDF.

1315. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

87.66 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India reports daily new cases less than 20,000; 18,870 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.84%; Lowest since March 2020. 9.25 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1759128]. Click here for PDF.

September 28, 2021

1314. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses the landmark of 87 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 1,02,22,525 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 87 Cr (87,07,08,636) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.  This has been achieved through 84,62,957 sessions. 9.58 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1758765]. Click here for PDF.

September 27, 2021

1313. 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 new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21 June 2021. 10.18 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1758469]. Click here for PDF.

September 26, 2021

1312. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

85.60 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.90%. India's Active caseload stands at 3,03,476. 28,326 new cases in the last 24 hours. 9.22 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1758197]. Click here for PDF.

September 25, 2021

1311. India's cumulative vaccination coverage crosses 85 crore landmark milestone - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

In a landmark achievement, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 85 Crore landmark milestone (85,54,78,279) today. More than 62 lakh (62,42,122) Vaccine Doses have been administered till 7 pm today.  The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late tonight. 8.54 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1758134]. Click here for PDF.

1310. India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 84.89 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 71,04,051 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 84.89 Cr (84,89,29,160) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.  This has been achieved through 82,99,312 sessions.  9.33 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1757921]. Click here for PDF.

September 24, 2021

1309. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses the landmark of 84 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 72,20,642 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 84 Cr (84,15,18,026) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 82,33,242 sessions. 9.32 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1757529]. Click here for PDF.

September 23, 2021

1308. 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 new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21 June 2021. 9.31 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1757136]. Click here for PDF.

September 22, 2021

1307. COVID-19 Vaccination Update - Day 250 - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

In a landmark achievement, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 83 Crore landmark milestone (83,33,46,676) today. More than 64 lakh (64,98,274) Vaccine Doses have been administered till 7 pm today.  The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late tonight. 7.54 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1757065]. Click here for PDF.

September 21, 2021

1306. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 81.85 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 96,46,778 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 81.85 Cr (81,85,13,827) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 80,35,135 sessions. 9.53 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1756608]. Click here for PDF.

1305. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

81.85 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.92%; lowest since March 2020. India's Active caseload stands at 3,09,575; lowest in 184 days. 9.20 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1756602]. Click here for PDF.

September 20, 2021

1304. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 80.85 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 37,78,296 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the landmark figure of 80 Cr (80,85,68,144) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 79,78,302 sessions. 10.19 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1756344]. Click here for PDF.

1303. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

80.85 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.95%; lowest since March 2020. India's Active caseload stands at 3,18,181; lowest in 183 days. 9.29 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1756331]. Click here for PDF.

September 19, 2021

1302. 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 new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21 June 2021. 10.05 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1756185]. Click here for PDF.

1301. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

80.43 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 30,773 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 0.99% of total cases. India's Active caseload stands at 3,32,158. 9.23 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1756177]. Click here for PDF.

September 18, 2021

1300. Cabinet Secretary chairs High Level meet with States/UTs on Public Health Response to COVID-19 and Progress of Vaccination - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Cabinet Secretary Shri Rajiv Gauba chaired a high-level meeting to review and discuss the COVID management and response strategy through video conference today, in the presence of Shri Rajesh Bhushan, Union Health Secretary and Dr. V. K. Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog. It was attended by the Chief Secretaries,Additional Chief Secretaries (Health), Principal Secretaries (Health), Municipal Commissioners, District Collectors and other senior officials of States and UTs. 3.24 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1756031]. Click here for PDF.

1299. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses the landmark of 79 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of more than 2.5 Crore vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the landmark figure of 79 Cr (79,42,87,699). As per the 7 am provisional data, the total vaccination is 2.15 Crore, while the total vaccination reported by States is over 2.5 crores. This has been achieved through 78,49,738 sessions.  The daily vaccination tally will get updated with the compilation of the final report later in the day today. 1.53 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1756012]. Click here for PDF.

1298. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India administered highest ever single day vaccinations with 2.5 crore doses given in last 24 hours. 35,662new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.02% of total cases. India's Active caseload stands at 3,40,639. 10.34 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1755965]. Click here for PDF.

September 17, 2021

1297. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 77.24Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

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. 10.27 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1755637]. Click here for PDF.

1296. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

77.24 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 34,403 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.02% of total cases. India's Active caseload stands at 3,39,056. Recovery Rate currently at 97.65%. 37,950 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,25,98,424. 10.04 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1755629]. Click here for PDF.

September 16, 2021

1295. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 76.57Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 64,51,423 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, country’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the cumulative figure of 76.57 Cr (76,57,17,137) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 77,22,914sessions. 9.09 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1755297]. Click here for PDF.

1294. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

76.57 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 30,570 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.03% of total cases. India's Active caseload stands at 3,42,923. 9.09 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1755290]. Click here for PDF.

September 15, 2021

1293. 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 new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21 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. 10.21 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1754952]. Click here for PDF.

1292. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

75.89 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. Daily new cases less than 30,000 for last 4 days; 27,176 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.05% of total cases . 9.12 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1754931]. Click here for PDF.

September 14, 2021

1291. The World's Largest Vaccination Drive - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

The Government of India took proactive steps to respond to the pandemic and initiated the preparedness of the health system to respond to all aspects of COVID-19 management. India managed to maintain lowest positivity and mortality rates coupled with one of the highest recovery rate globally during the pandemic. Read more... [https://www.mohfw.gov.in]. Click here for PDF.

1290. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 75 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 78,66,950 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, country’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the cumulative figure of 75.22 Cr (75,22,38,324) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 76,12,687sessions. 9.27 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1754674]. Click here for PDF.

1289. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

75.22 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 25,404 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.09% of total cases. India's Active caseload stands at 3,62,207. 9.11 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1754667]. Click here for PDF.

September 13, 2021

1288. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage surpasses 74.38Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 53,38,945vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, country’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the cumulative figure of 74.38Cr(74,38,37,643) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 75,64,949sessions. 10.23 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1754414]. Click here for PDF.

1287. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

74.38 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 27,254 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.13% of total cases. India's Active caseload stands at 3,74,269. Recovery Rate currently at 97.54%. 37,687 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases. Total Recoveries to 3,24,47,032. 9.56 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1754410]. Click here for PDF.

September 12, 2021

1286. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage surpasses 73.82Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 72,86,883 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, country’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the cumulative figure of 73.82Cr (73,82,07,378) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 75,25,766 sessions. 10.21 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1754265]. Click here for PDF.

1285. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

73.82 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 28,591new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.16% of total cases. India's Active caseload stands at 3,84,921. 9.38 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1754254]. Click here for PDF.

September 11, 2021

1284. More than 5.75 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 new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June 2021. 10.48 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1754064]. Click here for PDF.

1283. India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage achieves 73Cr landmark milestone - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 65,27,175 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, country's COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the cumulative figure of 73Cr landmark milestone (73,05,89,688) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 74,70,363sessions. 10.29 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1754062]. Click here for PDF.

September 10, 2021

1282. CoWIN launches new API: KYC-VS: Know Your Customer’s/Client’s Vaccination Status - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Over 72 crore vaccine doses have been administered since the vaccination campaign against COVID-19 was flagged off on January 16 this year by Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. To provide a proof of vaccination for each of these individuals, Co-WIN is already issuing a digitally verifiable certificate. 1.40 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1753802]. Click here for PDF.

1281. India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 72.37 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 67,58,491vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, country’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the cumulative figure of 72.37Cr (72,37,84,586) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 74,18,183sessions. 10.22 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1753745]. Click here for PDF.

1280. More than 5.72 Crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses still available with States/UTswith more than 7 Lakh doses in Pipeline - 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 new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June 2021. 9.52 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1753734]. Click here for PDF.

September 9, 2021

1279. COVID Appropriate Behaviours very important, considering festive season, cautions COVID Working Group Chairman - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Chairman of India's COVID-19 Working Group of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI), Dr. N K Arora, spoke to DD News, on India's COVID-19 Vaccination Drive. 12.44 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1753459]. Click here for PDF.

1278. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 71.65 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 86,51,701 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, country’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the cumulative figure of 71.65 Cr (71,65,97,428) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 73, 56,173 sessions. 9.55 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1753416]. Click here for PDF.

1277. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

71.65 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 43,263 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.19% of total cases. 9.18 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1753398]. Click here for PDF.

September 8, 2021

1276. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 70.75 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 78,47,625 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, country’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the cumulative figure of 70.75 Cr (70,75,43,018) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 72,81,305 sessions. 9.59 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1753040]. Click here for PDF.

1275. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

70.75 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 37,875 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.18% of total cases. 9.22 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1753030]. Click here for PDF.

September 7, 2021

1274. COVID-19 vaccination drive should become a people’s movement: Vice President - Vice President's Secretariat

The Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today said the COVID-19 vaccination campaign should become a people’s movement and appealed to every eligible person to take the required doses without any fear or hesitation. 12.59 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1752774]. Click here for PDF.

1273. India administered more than 1.13 Cr vaccine doses in last 24 hours - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

In a landmark achievement to India’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts, more than 1.13 Crore COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered yesterday. This feat has been achieved thrice in last 11 days. With the administration of 1,13,53,571 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, country’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the cumulative figure of 69.90Cr (69,90,62,776) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 72,26,439 sessions. 9.53 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1752719]. Click here for PDF.

1272. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

More than 1.13 crore vaccine doses administered in the last 24 hours. 69.90 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 31,222 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.19% of total cases. India's Active caseload stands at 3,92,864. 9.22 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1752706]. Click here for PDF.

September 6, 2021

1271. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 68.75 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 25,23,089 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 68.75 Cr (68,75,41,762) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 71,77,219 sessions. 9.40 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1752432]. Click here for PDF.

1270. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

68.75 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 38,948 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.23% of total cases . 9.30 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1752430]. Click here for PDF.

September 5, 2021

1269. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 68.46 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

In a significant achievement, India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crossed 68 Crore landmark yesterday. With the administration of 71,61,760 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 68.46Cr (68,46,69,521) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 71,39,683 sessions. 9.56 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1752212]. Click here for PDF.

1268. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

68.46 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 42,766 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.24% of total cases. India's Active caseload stands at 4,10,048. 9.26 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1752205]. Click here for PDF.

September 4, 2021

1267. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 67.72 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 58,85,687vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 67.72Cr (67,72,11,205) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 70,88,424sessions. 9.29 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1751897]. Click here for PDF.

1266. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

67.72 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 42,618 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.23% of total cases. India's Active caseload stands at 4,05,681. 9.19 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1751893]. Click here for PDF.

September 3, 2021

1265. Department of Biotechnology Mission COVID Suraksha Supported Biological E Limited Novel Covid-19 Vaccine candidate – CORBEVAX receives DCGI approval for Two Clinical Trials" - Ministry of Science & Technology

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India (GoI) has taken myriads of initiatives to increase investments in research & development (R&D) and manufacturing of COVID-19 Vaccines. Establishment of Mission COVID Suraksha Program is one such endeavour for COVID-19 vaccine development to reinforce and streamline available resources towards a warpath for accelerated vaccine development, leading to bring in a safe, efficacious, affordable and accessible COVID-19 Vaccine for the citizens at the earliest with a target of Atmanirbhar Bharat. 1.25 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1751664]. Click here for PDF.

1264. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses 67 Cr landmark - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

In a significant achievement, India’s cumulative vaccination coverage has crossed 67 Crore landmark today. With the administration of 74,84,333 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 67.09 Cr (67,09,59,968) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 70,34,846 sessions. 9.55 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1751596]. Click here for PDF.

1263. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

67.09 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 45,352 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.22% of total cases. India's Active caseload stands at 3,99,778. Recovery Rate currently at 97.45%. 34,791 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,20,63,616. 9.17 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1751585]. Click here for PDF.

September 2, 2021

1262. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses 66 Cr landmark - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

In a significant achievement, India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crossed 66 Crore landmark yesterday.With the administration of 81,09,244 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 66.30Cr (66,30,37,334) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 69,60,983sessions. 9.56 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1751299]. Click here for PDF.

1261. More than 64.65 Crore vaccine doses provided to 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 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. 9.32 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1751282]. Click here for PDF.

1260. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

More than 81 lakh doses have been administered in the last 24 hours. 66.30 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 47,092new cases in the last 24 hours. 9.30 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1751280]. Click here for PDF.

September 1, 2021

1259. FAQs on COVID-19 Vaccines and Vaccination Program - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Which COVID-19 vaccines are licenced and used in the country at present for COVID Vaccination? Three vaccines that have been granted authorization for restricted use in emergency situation by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) in India are Covishield® (AstraZeneca's vaccine manufactured by Serum Institute of India), Covaxin® (manufactured by Bharat Biotech Limited) and Sputnik V (developed by Gamaleya Research Institute, Russia), which is the third vaccine to get approval from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI). Read more... [https://www.mohfw.gov.in]. Click here for PDF.

1258. Union Health Minister, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya reviews the availability of COVID-19 essential drugs and their buffer stocks - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Chemicals and Fertilisers, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya today reviewed the supply and availability of COVID-19 related essential medicines in the country. During the review, it was noted that sufficient stocks of all the essential medicines are available. Raw materials for these drugs are also available in enough quantities. 6.21 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1751150]. Click here for PDF.

1257. Union Health Minister Shri. Mansukh Mandaviya reviews COVID-19 Situation in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

In a telephonic conversation today with the Health Ministers of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Shri. Mansukh Mandaviya reviewed the COVID-19 situation in these States. Due to the rising cases in Kerala, the Union Health Minister discussed matters related to COVID-19 management in those areas of States of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, which border kerala. 6.17 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1751147]. Click here for PDF.

1256. India achieves Highest ever Single-Day Vaccination Coverage with the administration of over 1.33 Cr doses - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

In a landmark achievement, India administered more than 1 Crore COVID-19 vaccine doses yesterday. This feat has been achieved twice in last 5 days. With the administration of 1,33,18,718 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 65.41 Cr (65,41,13,508) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 69,06,357 sessions. 10.31 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1750985]. Click here for PDF.

 

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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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