India took 34 days to carry out one vaccination of crore # COVID19, making it the second fastest country to achieve this after the US, the health ministry said.
By Friday by 8 a.m., the cumulative number of doses of COVID-19 vaccine given to health workers (HCW) and front-line workers (FLW) in the state was 1.01,88,007. “A total of 1,01,88,007 doses of vaccine were given in 211,462 sessions, as set out in the interim report by 8 am. These include 62.60.242 HCW (1st dose), 6.10.899 HCW (2nd dose) and 33,16,866 FLW. (1st dose), ”the ministry said.
Due to the sudden increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in Mumbai, 500 people gathered in Thane district in Dombivli to celebrate a birthday and forced police to file a lawsuit against them. According to a report in FirstPost, a party that took place on the night of February 17 and 18 at Deslepadi. Kalyan Dombivli (KDMC) department employee Akshay Gudge received a complaint about gathering large numbers of people without complying with Covid-19 norms such as wearing masks and maintaining social distance.
The budget proposal of Uttar Pradesh on February 22 may provide for the possibility of free vaccination against Covid-19 in the country, sources told News18. Government sources said Chief Yogi Adityanath was expected to seek the opinion of his top officials in order to feel exactly the necessary financial burden. Meanwhile, the Union Ministry of Health announced today that India has reported 13,193 new Covid-19 cases, 10,896 layoffs and 97 deaths in the last 24 hours, even though the country has crossed the one-crore vaccination milestone.
The gloomy situation of Covid-19 in Maharashtra did not even spare the ministers, as two – Health Minister Rajesh Tope and Water Minister Jayant Patil – tested positive for the virus. NCP leader Eknath Khadse and his daughter-in-law and MP Raksha Khadse also became infected. Due to the growing number of cases, the Maharashtra administration has been forced to tighten existing MOPs in Mumbai, impose weekend restrictions in Amravati and a 10-day blockade in Yavatmal.
According to a report in Mumbai livethe eastern suburbs emerged as new hotspots. The largest retention area in slums and huts is in Ghatkopar (Section N), where 14 slums have been declared closed areas and 10 slums in Bhandup, Vikhrola (Section S). Sections T, S, and N, covering Mulund, Bhandup, Vikhroli, and Ghatkopar, are also among the eight departments that have seen more than 15,000 Covid-19 cases so far. Other divisions are R-Central (Borivali), R South (Kandivali), P North (Goregaon), K West (Andheri West) and K East (Andheri East).
Meanwhile, in the northern state of Uttarakhand, preparations are underway for Kumbh Mela 2021, which will take place between 1 and 30 April in Haridwar. Staff seconded to the service will soon receive Covid-19 vaccines. A negative Covid-19 report, which should not be shorter than 72 hours, is mandatory for all visitors.
Examples in Mumbai
On Thursday, Mumbai reported 736 new cases of coronavirus, rising to 3.16,487, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said. For the second day in a row, the city is reporting more than 700 new cases of infections. There were 726 cases in the city on Wednesday.
On Monday and Tuesday, the number of daily cases fell below the 500 limit. The number of deaths in the city due to the infection has now reached 11,430 with four new deaths, the BMC reported in its data.
According to her, the number of recovered patients jumped to 2,997,995, as 473 patients recovered and were discharged from hospitals, while the number of active patients increased to 6,201. The average growth rate of COVID-19 cases in the city is 0.17 percent, and the average doubling rate of COVID-19 cases is 417 days.
With 22,382 COVID-19 tests performed on Thursday, the total number of tests increased to 30.80,528. Earlier this month, a civilian body conducted about 15,000 tests a day on COVID-19, but has increased tests since Wednesday due to rising cases of infections.
According to a BMC official, there were 13,413 people during the day at 28 vaccination centers in the city, including 3,166 health workers and 10,197 front-line workers vaccinated against COVID-19, bringing the total number of vaccinated to 1.47,438. Officials said that out of 13,414 people, 954 received a second dose of the vaccine, which counted the number of people who received a second sting to 1,630.