The second wave of the Corona epidemic in India has slowed down significantly. The case of Corona, which reached its maximum level on May 7, has dropped by about 69 percent. This information has been given by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Also, the government says that the shortage of vaccines will be eliminated soon.
The central government claims that by July or early August, the country will have enough corona vaccines, and one crore people will be vaccinated daily. The country is currently running a vaccination campaign with the help of Covacin, Covishield, and Sputnik-V.
No change in the vaccine schedule
Speaking on the corona vaccine campaign in the country, the director of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Dr. Balram Bhargava said there was no change in the dosage schedule of Covishield and Covacin vaccine. On the lockdown, on the other hand, the government says the rate of corona infection should be less than five percent for a week to open the districts.
According to the government, the corona infection rate is less than five percent in 344 districts of the country. The ministry said that the number of cases under treatment for Covid-19 has dropped in 30 states since last week. In addition, by mid-July or August, we will have stock to vaccinate 10 million people every day
Earlier, a member of the NITI Commission informed about the availability of the Corona vaccine in the country. VK Paul said that 4 new vaccines are coming to India soon. He also informed that along with increasing production, the central government is preparing to vaccinate 10 million people every day.
Amid complaints of lack of vaccines from the states, he said state governments buy 25 percent of the total production.
The central government will buy 50 percent of the vaccine produced in the country
Dr. VK Paul said, “States know our vaccine production capacity. When they said they wanted relief in vaccine procurement, a new system was introduced – the central government would buy 50 percent of the vaccine produced in the country, which would be given to the states free of cost and used for 45+ people.
The remaining 50 percent will be procured by the state governments and the private sector. ”
43 lakh doses have been made possible in a single day
About the pace of vaccination, Dr. “We have to prepare to apply 10 million doses every day,” VK Paul said. This will be possible in the next few weeks. We have to prepare for it. We have made 43 lakh doses possible in a single day. We should take it to 73 lakh in the next three weeks. To achieve this we have to create a system.