India has seen a slight drop in infection rates in the last 24hrs, as evidenced by the recent 9,923 new Coronavirus infections and 17 deaths caused by Covid-19.
India reported Monday 12,781 new cases of COVID-19 and 18 deaths
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare reported that India had 7,293 infections recoveries in the last 24 hours at a rate of 98.61 percent. This brings the total number of infection recoveries to 4,271,15,193.
The country’s total active cases are at 79,313 with a rate 0.18 percent and a current positivity rate 2.55 percent.
India has completed 85.85 billion tests to date, 3,88.641 of which were done in the past 24 hours.
According to the information, the country’s week-end positivity rate is 2.67 percent
According to the ministry, 196.32 Crore vaccine doses were administered to the countries/union territories in the past under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. This was done through the Government of India (free of charge).
The Central Government has committed to speeding up and expanding coverage of COVID-19 vaccination in the country. The nationwide COVID-19 vaccine was implemented on January 16, 2021.
On June 21, 2021, the new phase of universalization for COVID-19 vaccine began. The availability of more vaccines and improved visibility to vaccine availability to States has accelerated the vaccination drive. This will allow States and UTs to better plan and streamline the vaccine supply chain.
The Government of India provided free COVID-19 vaccines to the States and UTs as part of its nationwide vaccination drive. The Union Government will purchase and supply free of cost 75 percent of vaccines produced in India by vaccine manufacturers to States and UTs during the next phase of universalization of COVID-19.
In light of the recent rise in COVID-19-related cases, the Health Ministry of India (June 9) urged States/Union Territories to remain vigilant and maintain COVID compliance. Rajesh Bhushan, Union Health Secretary, wrote a Thursday letter to States/UTs directing them to increase RT-PCR testing and surveillance, vaccine, COVID-19 protocols, and take prompt pre-emptive measures. Bhushan recommended that the government follow a five-fold strategy