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COVID-19 Compendium (February 2022): Official Information on COVID-19 Released by India and the WHO [HTML and PDF]

Students walk towards their school after it reopened for nursery to Class VIII standard children, as the COVID-19 induced restrictions ease in New Delhi on February 14, 2022. Photo: PTI

An up-to-date compilation of more than 1,500 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 - February 2022 Source: MoHFW, Government of IndiaWHO Global Situation Reports on COVID-19 -
February 2022.
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 -
February 2022.
Source: World Health Organization
PIB Daily Bulletin on COVID19 - February 2022
Source: PIB, Government of India
The WHO's India Updates on COVID-19 - February 2022
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 2022

JANUARY


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

Press Releases in February

February 28, 2022

1532. Nearly 5 lakh Vaccine Doses administered in the last 24 hours - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of nearly 5 lakh Doses (4,90,321) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 177.50 Cr (1,77,50,86,335) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. 10.18 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1801688]. Click here for PDF.

February 27, 2022

1531. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

177.44 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently stands at 1,11,472. Active cases stand at 0.26%. Recovery Rate currently at 98.54%. 9.02 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1801526]. Click here for PDF.

February 26, 2022

1530. COVID - 19 Vaccination Update - Day 407 - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage hascrossed177.40 Crore (1,77,40,59,720) today. More than21lakh (21,41,821) Vaccine Doseshave been administered till 7 pm today. More than1.99 Crore(1,99,62,729) Precaution Doses for the identified categories of beneficiaries (HCWs, FLWs and Over 60 years) for COVID vaccination have been administered so far. 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=1801451]. Click here for PDF.

February 25, 2022

1529. India's Active Caseload currently stands at 1,34,235 - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of more than 32.04 lakh Doses (32,04,426) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 176.86 Cr (1,76,86,89,266) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. 9.15 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1800957]. Click here for PDF.

February 24, 2022

1528. COVID - 19 Vaccination Update - Day 405 - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 176.76 Crore (1,76,82,51,482) today. More than 28 lakh (28,59,823) Vaccine Doses have been administered till 7 pm today. 8.16 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1800898]. Click here for PDF.

February 23, 2022

1527. More than 10.98 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. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21 June 2021. 9.11 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1800419]. Click here for PDF.

February 22, 2022

1526. India's Active Caseload currently stands at 1,81,075 - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of more than 35.50 lakh Doses (35,50,868) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 175.83 Cr (1,75,83,27,441) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. 9.28 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1800165]. Click here for PDF.

February 21, 2022

1525. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 175.46 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of more than 7 lakh Doses (7,00,706) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 175.46 Cr (1,75,46,25,710) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. 9.14 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1799938]. Click here for PDF.

February 20, 2022

1524. 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. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21 June 2021. 9.29 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1799731]. Click here for PDF.

February 19, 2022

1523. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

175.03cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently stands at 2,53,739. Active cases standat 0.59%. Recovery Rate currently at 98.21%. 60,298 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 4,20,37,536. 9.19 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1799469]. Click here for PDF.

February 18, 2022

1522. More than 37.86 lakh Vaccine Doses administered in the last 24 hours - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of more than 37.86 lakh Doses (37,86,806) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 174.64 Cr (1,74,64,99,461) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. 9.28 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1799171]. Click here for PDF.

February 17, 2022

1521. More than 11.73 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. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21 June 2021. 9.18 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1798923]. Click here for PDF.

February 16, 2022

1520. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

173.86 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently stands at 3,70,240. Active cases stand at 0.87%. Recovery Rate currently at 97.94%. 9.06 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1798643]. Click here for PDF.

February 15, 2022

1519. ESIC working towards accelerating coverage of COVID-19 vaccination to the unvaccinated population - Ministry of Labour & Employment

The Employees' State Insurance Corporation, ESIC, has instructed for activation of COVID-19 vaccination sites at all ESIC/ESIS hospitals/dispensaries/special camps to accelerate the coverage of unvaccinated population. 7.24 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1798576]. Click here for PDF.

1518. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 173.42 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of more than 44.68 lakh Doses (44,68,365) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 173.42 Cr (1,73,42,62,440) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. 9.23 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1798404]. Click here for PDF.

February 14, 2022

1517. 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. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21 June 2021. 9.14 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1798164]. Click here for PDF.

February 13, 2022

1516. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

172.81 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently stands at 5,37,045. Active cases stand at 1.26%. Recovery Rate currently at 97.55%. 9.13 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1797997]. Click here for PDF.

February 12, 2022

1515. 50,407 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of more than 46.82 lakh Doses (46,82,662) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 172.29 Cr (1,72,29,47,688) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. 9.42 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1797834]. Click here for PDF.

February 11, 2022

1514. Recovery Rate currently stands at 97.17% - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of more than 48.18 lakh Doses (48,18,867) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 171.79 Cr (1,71,79,51,432) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. 9.43 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1797468]. Click here for PDF.

February 10, 2022

1513. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

171.28 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently stands at 7,90,789. Active cases stand at 1.86%. Recovery Rate currently at 96.95%. 9.10 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1797078]. Click here for PDF.

1512. Guidelines for International arrivals (updated on 10th February 2022) - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Introduction: The global and Indian growth trajectory of COVID-19 pandemic continues with regional variations. The need to monitor the continuously changing nature of virus and evolution of SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern (VOCs) thus, must still remain in focus. The extant guidelines for international arrivals in India continue being formulated taking a risk-based approach. While monitoring the nature and spread of infection in the country and across the globe, cognizance is also given to the fact that economic activities need to be taken up in an unhindered manner. Read more... [https://www.mohfw.gov.in]. Click here for PDF.

February 09, 2022

1511. More than 12.11 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. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21 June 2021. 9.15 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1796722]. Click here for PDF.

February 08, 2022

1510. 67,597 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of more than 55.78 lakh Doses (55,78,297) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 170.21 Cr (1,70,21,72,615) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. 9.30 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1796373]. Click here for PDF.

February 07, 2022

1509. "India implementing the largest Immunization programme in the world" - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

"India is implementing the largest immunisation programme globally where we annually cover more than 3 crore pregnant women and 2.6 crore children through the Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP)". 1.19 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1796099]. Click here for PDF.

1508. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

169.63 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently stands at 11,08,938. Active cases stand at 2.62%. Recovery Rate currently at 96.19%. 9.08 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1796015]. Click here for PDF.

February 06, 2022

1507. More than 45 lakh Vaccine Doses administered in the last 24 hours - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of more than 45 lakh Doses (45,10,770) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 169.46 Cr (1,69,46,26,697) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. 9.59 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1795860]. Click here for PDF.

February 05, 2022

1506. More than 166.17 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 nationwide COVID 19 vaccination started on 16 January 2021. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21 June 2021. 9.13 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1795672]. Click here for PDF.

February 04, 2022

1505. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

168.47 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently stands at 14,35,569. Active cases stand at 3.42%. Recovery Rate currently at 95.39%. 2,46,674 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 4,00,17,088. 9.05 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1795284]. Click here for PDF.

February 03, 2022

1504. More than 55 lakh Vaccine Doses administered in the last 24 hours - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of more than 55 lakh Doses (55,10,693) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 167.87 Cr (1,67,87,93,137) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. 9.22 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1794936]. Click here for PDF.

February 02, 2022

1503. SUPPORT TO CHILDREN ORPHANED DUE TO COVID-19 - Ministry of Women and Child Development

The Hon'ble Prime Minister has announced PM CARES for Children scheme to support children who have lost both parents or surviving parent or legal guardian or adoptive parents due to COVID-19 pandemic. The scheme is accessible through an online portal i.e. pmcaresforchildren.in. The applications of such children are uploaded on the portal by the respective State/UT Governments. As on 31.01.2022, 6624 applications have been uploaded on the portal out of which, 3855 applications have been approved as per due process. State/ UT-wise details are at Annexure-I. 4.56 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1794724]. Click here for PDF.

1502. India's Active Caseload currently stands at 16,21,603 - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of more than57 lakh Doses (57,42,659) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 167.29 Cr (1,67,29,42,707) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. 9.28 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1794593]. Click here for PDF.

February 01, 2022

1501. 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. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21 June 2021. 9.56 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1794062]. Click here for PDF.

1500. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

166.68 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently stands at 17,43,059. Active cases stand at 4.20%. Recovery Rate currently at 94.60%. 2,54,076 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,92,30,198. 9.06 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1794042]. Click here for PDF.

 

Return to PIB Releases – COVID 19

Related Articles on COVID-19 published by The Hindu Centre

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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