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India on verge of approving first set of Covid-19 vaccine

  • The total case-weight of infection in India crossed the one crore mark, although the growth of Covid-19 has fallen to 2% and the case fatality rate is the lowest in the world at 1.45%.

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New Delhi: India is on the verge of approving its first set of Covid-19 vaccines, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said, emphasizing the need for vaccine to cover the priority population, estimated at Rs 30 crore Is around On Saturday on Covid-19, the High Level Group Minister (GoM), Vardhan emphasized the need to ensure that people continue to follow Covid-appropriate behavior, including maintaining physical distance, hand hygiene ,wearing masks, and self Involves testing. If symptoms persist.

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On Saturday, the total case-weight of infection in India crossed the one crore mark, although the growth of Covid-19 has fallen to 2% and the case fatality rate is the lowest in the world at 1.45%. Vardhan said, “India’s recovery rate has dropped to 95.46%, while the strategy of testing a million samples has reduced the cumulative positivity rate to 6.25%.”

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The minister also underlined that despite festivals in October and November, no new upsurge in cases was observed due to the extensive testing, tracking and treatment policy implemented on the ground.

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The meeting was also attended by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep S Puri, Minister of State Ashwini Kumar Choubey (Health) and Nityanand Rai (Home). NITI Aayog member – Health VK Paul, World Health Organization conjointly attended the meeting, wise the GOM that twelve countries have requested Asian country to provide covid-19 vaccines.

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