New Delhi: No case of South African variant of COVID-19 virus has been discovered within the nation up to now, mentioned NITI Aayog member (well being) Dr VK Paul on Tuesday.
“South Africa variant of COVID-19 is below watch. It has come ahead that this variant spreads sooner. As of yesterday, this specific variant is just not within the nation,” Dr Paul mentioned whereas addressing a press convention.
The Union Well being Ministry mentioned that 15 States and union territories haven’t reported any dying linked to the coronavirus illness within the final 24 hours.
NITI Aayog member lauded the advance within the COVID-19 scenario within the nationwide capital and mentioned,”It’s exceptional that no dying has been reported as a result of COVID-19 in Delhi, within the final 24 hours.”
Dr Paul additionally shared his views on the progress of the COVID-19 vaccination program within the nation and added,” We are able to confidently say that the technique to implement vaccination programme and the expertise of vaccination is now persistently, very extremely rated by folks.”
The well being secretary Rajesh Bhushan mentioned that 97 per cent individuals are glad with the general vaccination expertise.
Mr Bhushan mentioned that up to now 63,10,194 beneficiaries together with healthcare and frontline staff have been vaccinated with the primary dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as of now.
“Administration of the second dose of vaccine will start on February 13. We can’t indefinitely carry on scheduling and rescheduling healthcare staff. States/UTs have been suggested that each one healthcare staff should be scheduled not less than as soon as for vaccination by February 20. Timelines are communicated to states,” he added.
In line with Union Well being Ministry, there are 1,43,635 lively COVID-19 circumstances, 10,54,8,521 discharged and 15,5,158 deaths because of the illness.
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