The number of corona infections in the country is increasing continuously. So far, 34,61,240 people have been infected with Corona virus in India.
At the same time 62,731 people have lost their lives due to the virus. However, it is a matter of relief that 26,47,538 have been cured by defeating this virus.
The number of people recovering from Corona in the country is more than the number of active cases. The total number of active cases is 7,50,411. Meanwhile, a warning from WHO has shocked the senses.
The WHO says that once again the corona speed will increase in the winter and deaths will be even higher. Especially the elderly need to be careful in these climates.
The World Health Organization has warned that corona will wreak havoc in many parts of the world, including Europe, in the coming winter.
The organization said that during this period the number of people admitted to hospitals will increase and the death rate will also increase.
447 cases of adverse effect reported,Covid-19 vaccine given to 2,24,301 beneficiaries :Govt.
A total of 2,24,301 beneficiaries have been inoculated with COVID-19 vaccine so far, out of which only 447 adverse events following immunisation (AEFI) were reported, the Union Health Ministry said on day two of the nationwide vaccination drive on Sunday.
Addressing a press briefing, the ministry’s Additional Secretary Manohar Agnani said out of the 447 adverse events following immunisation, only three required hospitalisation.
“Today being Sunday, only six states conducted vaccination drive and in 553 sessions a total of 17,072 beneficiaries were vaccinated,” he said.
The six states where the vaccination drive was carried out on Sunday are Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur and Tamil Nadu, he added.
Agnani said a total of 2,24,301 beneficiaries have been vaccinated till January 17 as per provisional reports, adding that 2,07,229 of them received the jabs on day one of the drive.
“A total of 447 AEFI have been reported on January 16 and 17, out of which only three required hospitalisation. Most of the AEFI reported so far are minor like fever, headache, nausea,” he said.
He said a meeting was held with all states and union territories on Sunday to review the progress of the drive, identify bottlenecks and plan corrective actions.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi rolled out the world’s largest inoculation drive against COVID-19 on Saturday and said the two vaccines being deployed will ensure a “decisive victory” for India against the pandemic.
India has approved two vaccines—Covaxin developed by Bharat Biotech and Covishield from the Oxford/AstraZeneca stable being manufactured by the Serum Institute of India—for emergency use in the country.
According to the government, the shots will be offered first to an estimated one crore healthcare workers and around two coror frontline workers, and then to persons above 50 years of age, followed by persons younger than 50 years of age with associated comorbidities. PTI