The assembly was attended by a number of Union Ministers, officers of the Well being Ministry and others.
On Thursday, Union Well being Secretary Rajesh Bhushan stated India remains to be going by way of the second wave of COVID-19 and it’s not over but. Throughout a press convention, Bhushan identified that 35 districts are nonetheless reporting a weekly Covid positivity price of over 10 per cent whereas it’s between 5 to 10 per cent in 30 districts.
The Well being Ministry additionally cautioned the plenty in opposition to the upcoming festive season beginning Friday with the Ganesh Chaturthi and urged them to keep away from mass gatherings and have fun the events at a low-key stage.
India’s Vaccination Drive
As per latest information shared by Well being Ministry, greater than half of India’s grownup inhabitants has obtained a minimum of one dose of Coronavirus vaccine, whereas 18 per cent acquired each pictures. The full variety of jabs administered within the nation crossed 72 crore.
Moreover, 99 per cent of the healthcare staff have obtained the primary dose whereas 84 per cent acquired the second dose. Whereas all frontline staff have been administered the primary dose, 80 per cent of them have been given the second dose.
India’s Covid Tally
The nation on Friday reported 34,973 recent COVID-19 instances, 37,681 recoveries, and 260 deaths within the final 24 hours. With this, India’s energetic caseload stands at 3,90,646.
In the meantime, Maharashtra reported 4,219 new coronavirus infections and 55 fatalities on Thursday. It took the tally of infections within the state to 64,87,025 and the dying toll to 1,38,017.