Prime Minister Modi meeting on Corona: a vaccination campaign is carried out continuously in the country, so that the corona epidemic can be overcome. According to experts, there is still a possibility of a third crown wave. In such a situation, Prime Minister Modi chaired a high-level meeting on Friday amid the upcoming festivals and the intensification of the vaccination campaign. According to the PTI news agency, during this meeting, the situation and vaccination related to Covid-19 in the country were discussed.
58% of people received a single dose of vaccine
This meeting came at a time when the Union Health Secretary said a day earlier that the second corona wave is still continuing in India and is not over. He said that in 35 districts of the country, the weekly Covid infection rate is over 10%, while in 30 districts the rate is between 5 and 10%.
The government said Thursday that 58% of the country’s adult population had received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, while 18% had received both. Along with this, the government said that so far more than 72 crore doses have been administered in the country.
Today, around 3,5,000 new cases of corona in the country
According to the Department of Health, more than 72 crores of vaccine doses have been administered through Thursday. After 34,000,973 new cases of Kovid-19 reported in India in one day, the total number of infected corona viruses rose to 3 crore 31 lakh 74,000 954. At the same time, the number of patients on treatment fell to 3 lakh 90 thousand 646.
According to updated data released by the Union Health Ministry on Friday at 8 a.m., after the death of 260 more people due to infection, the death toll has risen to 4 lakh 42,000,009. Currently , 3 lakh 90,000,646 people undergo treatment. for corona virus infection in the country, which accounts for 1.18% of the total cases. Over the past 24 hours, the number of patients on treatment has decreased by 2,968. The national patient recovery rate is 97.49 percent.
According to data, so far 53 crore 86 lakh 04 thousand 854 samples have been tested for Covid-19 in the country, of which 17 lakh 87 thousand 611 samples were tested on Thursday. The daily infection rate is 1.96 percent, which has remained below three percent over the past 11 days. At the same time, the weekly infection rate is 2.31%, which is less than 3% for the past 77 days. So far, a total of 3 crore 23 lakh 42,000,299 people have become free from infection in the country and the death rate from Kovid-19 is 1.33%.