Full vaccination is necessary for mass gatherings, the government said…

Mass gatherings should be discouraged during the Corona period, but if it is necessary to participate, then full vaccination should be a pre-requisite. The central government has urged people to bring awareness and follow the Kovid protocol. In a press conference, the government warned that the second wave of corona infection in the country is not over yet. The government has said that even though the weekly positivity rate is showing an overall declining trend, the situation is not much better.

The situation in the country is not better

In such a situation people should celebrate the festival at home and follow the covid protocol. Everyone should also adopt vaccination. The government said that 39 districts of the country registered a weekly Covid positivity rate of more than 10 per cent for the week ended August 31, while it was between 5 and 10 per cent in 38 districts.

Found 300 cases of Delta Plus

About 300 cases of the delta plus variant of Kovid-19 have been found in India. The Indian vaccine was found to be effective against this. Responding to a question at the press briefing, ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava said that the efficacy of the vaccine has been tested against the Delta Plus strain. He said that earlier we used to get 60-70 cases, now there are around 300 cases of Delta Plus. The Delta Plus variant of the corona virus was identified on June 11 and was classified as a variant of concern.

Corona situation in the country

47,092 new cases in 24 hours

Total active cases 3,89,583

66.65 lakh vaccinations in 24 hours

Total vaccination 66.89 crore

(data from the Ministry of Health)

One dose of vaccine to 54 percent of the population

It was claimed that 16 percent of India’s adult population has received both doses of the corona vaccine. Whereas 54 percent have got at least one dose. The government said that all adult populations in Sikkim, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Himachal Pradesh have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

RT-PCR test mandatory for travelers from seven countries

Meanwhile, RT-PCR test has been made mandatory for passengers coming to India from seven countries – South Africa, Bangladesh, China, New Zealand, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mauritius in view of the fear of a new variant of Corona. The Center has written a letter to all the states and union territories saying that apart from the reports of new mutations occurring in the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the increasing number of Variant of Concern (VOC) and Variant of Interest (VOI) globally. Considering that seven countries have been included in the list of countries from where passengers coming from will have to undergo another RT-PCR test at the time of landing at Indian airports. Apart from this, they will also have to undergo RT-PCR test before flying to India.

Corona status till 08:00 am on Thursday

Total cases 3,27,68,880

Active Cases 3,89,583

Deaths (in 24 hours) 509

Total deaths 4,39,529

Recovery rate 97.48 percent

Mortality rate 1.34 percent

Positivity rate 2.80 percent

S.Positivity rate 2.62 percent

Check (Wed) 16,84,441

Total Tests (Wed) 52,48,68,734

3.89 lakh active cases in the country

After a gap of about two months, there has been a sharp increase in the cases of corona. With the arrival of 47,092 new cases of corona in the last 24 hours, the total number of infected people has increased to 3,28,57,937. The last time 48,786 cases were reported on July 1, 63 days ago. The number of active cases in the country has increased to 3,89,583.

Things are not getting better in Kerala

Of the new cases, 32,097 cases are from Kerala alone. So far more than 41 lakh people have been infected in Kerala. The situation of Corona in Kerala does not seem to be under control at the moment.

How many vaccines in which state till 07:00 pm on Thursday?

Maharashtra 6.50 lakh

Uttar Pradesh 14.02 lakh

Madhya Pradesh 4.76 lakh

Gujarat 6.25 lakh

Rajasthan 2.31 lakh

Punjab 2.78 lakh

Jharkhand 1.12 lakh

Bihar 1.21 lakh

Delhi 1.53 lakh

Chhattisgarh 1.42 lakh

Haryana 1.88 lakh

Uttarakhand 0.82 lakh

J&K 0.56 lakh

Himachal 0.24 lakh

(Covin Platform statistics)

More than 64.65 crore doses to the states

The Union Health Ministry on Thursday said that so far more than 64.65 crore vaccine doses have been provided by the Center to the states and union territories under the free and direct state procurement category. 4,78,94,030 unused doses are available with the states. Vaccine availability has been increased for the states and union territories so that they can intensify the vaccination campaign, the ministry statement said.

India will export the vaccine after the need is met

The Center on Thursday said that India will start exporting the anti-coronavirus vaccine after its public health needs are met. Responding to a question during the press briefing, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that every country works with the aim of keeping its people, economy and social system safe. It is noteworthy that India stopped the export of Kovid vaccines in mid-April due to the outbreak of Corona.

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