Update on aug 9, 06:12 pm ist
The effect of the second wave of Corona seems to be gradually diminishing. Its effect is also being seen in the restrictions imposed to stop this epidemic. Relief in corona restrictions is being given in states across the country. At the same time, attention is also being paid to increase the speed of the vaccination campaign against this epidemic. The vaccination figure crossed 51 crore on Monday. Read in this report how the situation is now with the corona virus epidemic situation in the country and what is being done to deal with them.
The Union Health Ministry said on Monday that the number of doses of corona vaccine administered so far in the country has crossed the 51 crore mark. It took India 85 days to touch the 10 crore mark. At the same time, we reached the mark of 20 crores in 45 days. It took 29 days to reach 20 to 30 crores. 30 to 40 crores reached in 24 days. On August 6, vaccination in the country crossed the 50 crore mark. One crore vaccines were administered in less than three days.
Let us tell you that the nationwide vaccination campaign in India started on 16 June. Vaccination of health workers was done in the initial phase and from February 2, vaccination of frontline workers started. The next phase of vaccination against the corona virus pandemic began on March 1, in which immunization of persons above 60 years of age and those above 45 years of age who were suffering from any serious illness was started.
Vaccination was started for all people above 45 years of age from April 1. After this, the government decided that from May 1, all people above the age of 18 years would be eligible for vaccination. The timing of partial curfew has been changed after the positivity rate of corona virus infection declined in Assam. The state government on Monday said that the partial curfew will now be in place from 6 pm to 5 am. This order will come into effect from 5 am on August 10.
Odisha: Guidelines for worship in pandals and pavilions At the same time, the Odisha government has issued guidelines regarding the conduct of worship in mandaps and pandals in view of the festive season in the months of August, September, October and November. As per the guidelines, worship programs cannot be done in public places. Programs will be allowed in religious places under Kovid protocols.
For conducting puja in pandals and pavilions, the organizer will have to take permission from the concerned authority. The pandals and pavilions have to be covered from three sides. The size of the idol should not exceed four feet. Darshan will not be allowed for the public. All the persons present in the pandals and pavilions will have to wear masks and follow physical distancing.
281 new cases in Mizoram, one infected died On Monday, 281 new cases of corona virus infection were registered in Mizoram. This is the lowest number since July 12. The total number of corona cases in the state now stands at 44,520, of which 32,206 have been cured. Apart from this, after the death of one infected, a total of 168 people have lost their lives here due to corona. There are now 12,146 active cases of corona in the state.