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As on : 09 May 2021, 08:00 IST (GMT+5:30)


16,94,39,663 Total Vaccinated
20,23,532 Vaccinated Day Before

(COVID-19) Testing Status up to May 08, 2021

30,22,75,471 TOTAL SAMPLES TESTED UP TO May 08, 2021
18,65,428 SAMPLES TESTED ON May 08, 2021

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Total Cases
Andaman and Nicobar 6,341
Confirmed 6,341
Active 211
Discharged 6,056
Deaths 74
Vaccination 1,10,657
Andhra Pradesh 12,65,439
Confirmed 12,65,439
Active 1,87,392
Discharged 10,69,432
Deaths 8,615
Vaccination 72,94,471
Arunachal Pradesh 20,046
Confirmed 20,046
Active 2,002
Discharged 17,984
Deaths 60
Vaccination 2,76,476
Assam 2,89,069
Confirmed 2,89,069
Active 38,146
Discharged 2,49,295
Deaths 1,628
Vaccination 29,90,895
Bihar 5,80,217
Confirmed 5,80,217
Active 1,12,977
Discharged 4,64,025
Deaths 3,215
Vaccination 76,87,374
Chandigarh 49,312
Confirmed 49,312
Active 8,505
Discharged 40,249
Deaths 558
Vaccination 2,47,629
Chhattisgarh 8,42,356
Confirmed 8,42,356
Active 1,30,859
Discharged 7,01,116
Deaths 10,381
Vaccination 58,14,814
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 8,737
Confirmed 8,737
Active 1,425
Discharged 7,308
Deaths 4
Vaccination 1,02,834
Delhi 13,10,231
Confirmed 13,10,231
Active 87,907
Discharged 12,03,253
Deaths 19,071
Vaccination 38,97,189
Goa 1,16,213
Confirmed 1,16,213
Active 32,387
Discharged 82,214
Deaths 1,612
Vaccination 3,91,445
Gujarat 6,69,928
Confirmed 6,69,928
Active 1,43,421
Discharged 5,18,234
Deaths 8,273
Vaccination 1,37,86,185
Haryana 6,02,349
Confirmed 6,02,349
Active 1,16,109
Discharged 4,80,786
Deaths 5,454
Vaccination 42,66,748
Himachal Pradesh 1,28,330
Confirmed 1,28,330
Active 31,893
Discharged 94,607
Deaths 1,830
Vaccination 20,37,743
Jammu and Kashmir 2,11,742
Confirmed 2,11,742
Active 46,535
Discharged 1,62,535
Deaths 2,672
Vaccination 26,92,880
Jharkhand 2,82,174
Confirmed 2,82,174
Active 61,195
Discharged 2,17,223
Deaths 3,756
Vaccination 32,69,710
Karnataka 18,86,448
Confirmed 18,86,448
Active 5,48,861
Discharged 13,19,301
Deaths 18,286
Vaccination 1,04,87,851
Kerala 18,66,827
Confirmed 18,66,827
Active 4,17,448
Discharged 14,43,633
Deaths 5,746
Vaccination 79,33,903
Ladakh 15,179
Confirmed 15,179
Active 1,412
Discharged 13,614
Deaths 153
Vaccination 1,19,276
Lakshadweep 3,756
Confirmed 3,756
Active 1,039
Discharged 2,708
Deaths 9
Vaccination 25,455
Madhya Pradesh 6,60,712
Confirmed 6,60,712
Active 1,02,486
Discharged 5,51,892
Deaths 6,334
Vaccination 85,95,188
Maharashtra 50,53,336
Confirmed 50,53,336
Active 6,30,467
Discharged 43,47,592
Deaths 75,277
Vaccination 1,78,58,864
Manipur 34,775
Confirmed 34,775
Active 3,851
Discharged 30,463
Deaths 461
Vaccination 3,29,805
Meghalaya 19,302
Confirmed 19,302
Active 2,678
Discharged 16,414
Deaths 210
Vaccination 3,42,209
Mizoram 7,551
Confirmed 7,551
Active 1,951
Discharged 5,583
Deaths 17
Vaccination 2,77,860
Nagaland 15,913
Confirmed 15,913
Active 2,711
Discharged 13,065
Deaths 137
Vaccination 2,18,088
Odisha 5,24,207
Confirmed 5,24,207
Active 82,724
Discharged 4,39,322
Deaths 2,161
Vaccination 61,59,998
Puducherry 70,076
Confirmed 70,076
Active 13,585
Discharged 55,552
Deaths 939
Vaccination 2,15,447
Punjab 4,33,689
Confirmed 4,33,689
Active 71,948
Discharged 3,51,426
Deaths 10,315
Vaccination 38,36,530
Rajasthan 7,38,786
Confirmed 7,38,786
Active 1,99,307
Discharged 5,33,973
Deaths 5,506
Vaccination 1,40,19,524
Sikkim 9,651
Confirmed 9,651
Active 2,528
Discharged 6,958
Deaths 165
Vaccination 2,18,186
Tamil Nadu 13,51,362
Confirmed 13,51,362
Active 1,39,401
Discharged 11,96,549
Deaths 15,412
Vaccination 64,80,287
Telengana 4,92,385
Confirmed 4,92,385
Active 68,462
Discharged 4,21,219
Deaths 2,704
Vaccination 0
Tripura 37,559
Confirmed 37,559
Active 2,751
Discharged 34,402
Deaths 406
Vaccination 13,93,657
Uttar Pradesh 14,80,315
Confirmed 14,80,315
Active 2,45,736
Discharged 12,19,409
Deaths 15,170
Vaccination 1,35,93,961
Uttarakhand 2,38,383
Confirmed 2,38,383
Active 71,174
Discharged 1,63,661
Deaths 3,548
Vaccination 23,26,309
West Bengal 9,73,718
Confirmed 9,73,718
Active 1,25,164
Discharged 8,36,351
Deaths 12,203
Vaccination 1,18,91,417

COVID-19 Statewise Vaccine

COVID-19 Statewise Status

Helpline No.

National Helpline Numbers: 011-23978046, 1075 (Toll Free)

  • Andaman and Nicobar : 03192-232102
  • Andhra Pradesh : 104, 8297104104
  • Arunachal Pradesh : 104, 0360-2292777, 0360-2292774, 0360-2292775
  • Assam : 104
  • Bihar : 104
  • Chandigarh : 9779558282
  • Chhattisgarh : 104, 0771-2235091
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu : 104
  • Delhi : 011-22307145, 1800-111-747, 8800007722
  • Goa : 104
  • Gujarat : 104, 079-23250818, 079-23251900
  • Haryana : 8558893911
  • Himachal Pradesh : 104
  • Jammu and Kashmir : 0191-2520982, 0194-2440283
  • Jharkhand : 104
  • Karnataka : 104, 1075, 080-46848600, 080-66692000, 9745697456, 080-1070
  • Kerala : 0471-2552056
  • Ladakh : 0198-2256462
  • Lakshadweep : 104
  • Maharashtra : 020-26127394
  • Manipur : 0385-2411668, 1800-345-3818
  • Meghalaya : 108, 1070
  • Mizoram : 102
  • Madhya Pradesh : 104
  • Nagaland : 7005539653, 1800-345-0019
  • Odisha : 9439994859
  • Puducherry : 104
  • Punjab : 104
  • Rajasthan : 104, 108
  • Sikkim : 104
  • Tamil Nadu : 044-29510500
  • Telengana : 104
  • Tripura : 112, 0381-2315879, 8794534501
  • Uttar Pradesh : 1800-180-5145, 6389300137, 0522-4523000, 0522-2610145
  • Uttarakhand : 104, 0135-2722100, 0135-2724506
  • West Bengal : 1800-313-444-222, 033-23412600

Government of India is taking all necessary steps to ensure that we are prepared well to face the challenge and threat posed by the growing pandemic of COVID-19 the Corona Virus. The most important factor in preventing the spread of the Virus locally is to empower the citizens with the right information and taking precautions as per the advisories being issued by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.


FAQs - About Covid-19 vaccine

A. Registration

1. Where can I register for COVID-19 vaccination?
You can log into the Co-WIN portal using the link www.cowin.gov.in and click on the “Register/Sign In yourself” tab to register for COVID-19 vaccination.
2. Is there a mobile app that needs to be installed to register for vaccination?
There is no authorised mobile app for registering for vaccination in India. You need to log into the Co-WIN portal. You can also register for vaccination through the Aarogya Setu App.
3. Which age groups can register for vaccination on the Co-WIN portal?
At present, all citizens above 45 years of age can register for vaccination.
4. Is online registration mandatory for Covid 19 vaccination?
No. Vaccination Centres provide for a limited number of on-spot registration slots every day. However, it is recommended to register online and schedule vaccination in advance for a have hassle-free vaccination experience.
5. How many people can be registered in the Co-WIN portal through one mobile number?
Up to 4 people can be registered for vaccination using the same mobile number.
6. How can citizens with no access to smart phones or computers manage online registration?
Up to 4 people can be registered for vaccination using the same mobile number. Citizens can take help from friends or family for online registration. Facility for on-spot registration is also available.
7. Can I register for vaccination without Aadhaar card?
Yes, you can register on Co-WIN portal using any of the following ID proofs: a. Aadhaar card b. Driving License c. PAN card d. Passport e. Pension Passbook f. NPR Smart Card g. Voter ID (EPIC)
8. Is there any registration charge to be paid?
No. There is no registration charge.

B. Scheduling Appointment

1. Can I book an appointment for vaccination in the Co-WIN portal?
Yes, you can book appointment for vaccination through Co-WIN portal after logging-in to the Co-WIN Portal through your registered mobile number.
2. What are the options if one citizen is aged 45 or above and other is aged 18 or above?
If one citizen is aged 45 or above and other citizen is aged 18 to 44 years and both want to schedule a combined appointment, then only private paid vaccination centres or vaccination centres as per State’s policy will be made available. However, it may happen that some hospitals which are catering to people with 45 years or more may not allow the booking of appointments for people with lesser age. In that case you may make bookings one by one.
3. Can I check the vaccine being administered at each vaccination centre?
Yes, while scheduling an appointment for vaccination, the system will show vaccination centre names along with the name of the vaccine that will be administered in case of private hospitals. Government hospitals may not show the name of the vaccine.
4. Can I download appointment slip?
Yes, the appointment slip can be downloaded after the appointment has been scheduled.
5. How can I find the nearest vaccination centre?
You can search in Co-WIN portal (or Aarogya Setu) for the vaccination centre nearest to your location by either searching through PIN code or by choosing the State and the District.
6. What if I cannot go for vaccination on the date of appointment? Can I reschedule my appointment?
The appointment can be rescheduled at any time. In case you do not go for vaccination on the date of appointment, you can reschedule the appointment by clicking on “Reschedule” tab.
7. Do I have an option for cancellation of appointment?
Yes, you cannot cancel an appointment already scheduled. You can also reschedule the appointment and choose another date or time slot of your convenience.
8. Where will I receive confirmation of date and time of vaccination?
Once an appointment is scheduled, you will receive the details of the vaccination centre, date and time slot chosen for appointment in an SMS sent to your registered mobile number. You can also download the appointment slip and print it or keep it on your smart phone.
9. Can I get vaccination without appointment?
Citizens aged 45 years and above can schedule appointments online or walk-in to vaccination centres. Citizens aged 18-44 years should mandatorily register themselves and schedule appointment online before vaccination. However, all citizens are recommended to register online and schedule vaccination in advance for a hassle-free vaccination experience.

C. 2nd dose scheduling

1. Is it necessary to take 2nd dose of vaccination?
Yes. It is recommended that both doses of vaccine should be taken for realising the full benefit of vaccination. Both doses must be of the same vaccine type.
2. When should I take the 2nd dose of vaccination?
It is recommended that the 2nd dose of COVAXIN should be administered in the interval of 4 to 6 weeks from the date of 1st dose administration. For COVISHIELD the recommended interval is 4 to 8 weeks while an interval of 6 to 8 weeks gives an enhanced protection. You may choose the date of 2nd dose vaccination as per your convenience.
3. Will my 2nd dose appointment be automatically scheduled by Co-WIN system?
No. You have to take an appointment for the 2nd dose vaccination. The Co-WIN system will help you book an appointment in a Vaccination Centre where the same vaccine is being administered as the vaccine type (COVAXIN or COVISHIELD) of the 1st dose.
4. Whom can I contact if I have some problems related to my online registration of appointment?
You can call on the national helpline ‘1075’ for information and guidance on COVID-19 vaccination and Co-WIN software related queries.

D. Vaccination

1. Is vaccination free at all vaccination centres?
No. Vaccination is free at Government hospitals and charged up to INR 250 per dose in Private hospitals. Citizens can get this information on the Co-WIN portal while booking an appointment.
2. Can I check the price of the vaccine?
Yes. The System will show the price of the vaccine below the name of the vaccination centre at the time of scheduling an appointment.
3. Can I choose the vaccine?
System will show the vaccine being administered in each vaccination centre at the time of scheduling an appointment. Citizen can choose the vaccination centre as per their choice of vaccine being administered However, the choice will not be available at the Government facilities .
4. What precautions should I take at the time of 2nd dose vaccination?
The Vaccination Centres have been directed to ensure that if a citizen is being vaccinated with 2nd dose, they should confirm that the first dose vaccination was done with the same vaccine as is being offered at the time of second dose and that the first dose was administered more than 28 days ago. You should share the correct information about the vaccine type and the date of 1st dose vaccination with the vaccinator. You should carry your vaccine certificate issued after the first dose.
5. Can I get vaccinated with 2nd dose in a different State/District?
Yes, you can get vaccinated in any State/District. The only restriction is that you will be able to get vaccinated only on those centres which are offering the same vaccine as was administered to you on your first dose.
6. Which documents should I carry with me for vaccination?
You should carry your identity proof specified by you at the time of registration on the Co-WIN portal and a printout/screenshot of your appointment slip.
7. I have registered myself on Co-Win portal. However, I am not able to make any booking as I do not see any vaccination facility near my location? What should I do?
Yes, it is possible that no facility near your place has published their vaccination program as yet. You may wait for some time till vaccination facilities near your place are onboarded on Co-Win platform, become active and start their services.

E. Vaccine Certificate

1. Why do I need a vaccination certificate?
A COVID Vaccine Certificate (CVC) issued by the government offers an assurance to the beneficiary on the vaccination, type of vaccine used, and the provisional certificate also provides the next vaccination due. It also is an evidence for the citizen to prove to any entities which may require proof of vaccination specially in case of travel. Vaccination not only protects individuals from disease, but also reduces their risk of spreading the virus. Therefore, there could be a requirement in future to produce certificate for certain kind of social interactions and international travel. In this context the certificate issued by Co-WIN has built in security features to guarantee genuineness of the certificate which can be digitally verified using approved utilities which are provided in Co-WIN portal.
2. Who is responsible for providing the vaccination certificate?
The Vaccination Centre is responsible for generating your certificate and for providing a printed copy post vaccination on the day of vaccination itself. Please do insist on receiving the certificate at the Centre. For Private Hospitals, the charges for providing a printed copy of the certificate are included in the service charge for vaccination.
3. Where can I download vaccination certificate from?
You can download vaccination certificate from the Co-WIN portal (cowin.gov.in) or the Aarogya Setu app or through Digi-Locker by following the simple steps. You may do so by using the mobile number used at the time of registration.

F. Reporting Side effects

1. Whom do I contact in case of side effects from vaccination?
You can contact on any of the following details: a. Helpline Number: +91-11-23978046 (Toll free- 1075) b. Technical Helpline Number: 0120-4473222 c. Helpline Email Id: nvoc2019@gov.in You may also contact the Vaccination Centre where you took vaccination, for advice.


Myth Busters/Fact Check

#MyGovMythsBusters #MyGovFactCheck

There is a lot of false information around. These are the facts.

People of all ages CAN be infected by the coronavirus. Older people, and people with pre-existing medical conditions (such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease) appear to be more vulnerable to becoming severely ill with the virus.

Covid-19 Infographics/Videos

How it Spreads



Myth-Busters These are the facts.

  • Cold weather and snow CANNOT kill the CoronaVirus .
  • Hand dryers are NOT effective in killing the coronavirus.
  • There is NO evidence that regularly rinsing the nose with saline has protected people from infection with the coronavirus.
  • The coronavirus CAN be transmitted in areas with hot and humid climates.
  • Ultraviolet light SHOULD NOT be used for sterilization and can cause skin irritation.
  • Garlic is healthy but there is NO evidence from the current outbreak that eating garlic has protected people from the coronavirus.
  • The coronavirus CANNOT be transmitted through mosquito bites.
  • Thermal scanners CAN detect if people have a fever but CANNOT detect whether or not someone has the coronavirus.
  • Antibiotics DO NOT work against viruses, antibiotics only work against bacteria.
  • There is NO evidence that companion animals/pets such as dogs or cats can transmit the coronavirus.
  • Spraying alcohol or chlorine all over your body WILL NOT kill viruses that have already entered your body.
  • To date, there is NO specific medicine recommended to prevent or treat the coronavirus.
  • Taking a hot bath DOES NOT prevent the coronavirus.
  • Vaccines against pneumonia, such as pneumococcal vaccine and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine, DO NOT provide protection against the coronavirus.
Note : Content is Sourced from World Health Organization