Greater than 1.48 crore doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had been administered until 1 pm yesterday for the reason that second section of the inoculation drive kickstarted Monday, the federal government knowledgeable. Out of this, 2,08,791 individuals are above the age of 60 or are aged between 45-60 with comorbidities. Additionally, the federal government has acquired 50 lakh registrations on CoWIN for COVID-19 vaccination to this point.
Addressing a press briefing, Well being Secretary Rajesh Bhushan additional stated that though sure states within the nation have seen a surge within the variety of energetic circumstances, the recovered circumstances are greater than 97 per cent and the energetic circumstances are nonetheless lower than 2 per cent. He added that the COVID-19 pandemic is near being underneath management with India’s general case positivity at 5.11 per cent. “In accordance with the World Well being Organisation, if 140 checks per million are being carried out per day and the case positivity price is at 5 per cent or under, it means the COVID-19 pandemic is underneath management. We’re very near that mark at 5.11 per cent general case positivity”.