Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya (File photo)
Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Mansukh Mandaviya asked the people to remain vigilant against the corona virus. He said that the disease is under control but, it is not completely eradicated. He also appreciated the preparedness of the Karnataka government to deal with any health emergency due to corona in future.
Mansukh Mandaviya said during the launch of the field hospital in Karnataka that the fight against Corona will continue in the future as the coronavirus is still among us. The coronavirus is definitely under control, but it is not over. He said that dealing with the outbreak of the disease depends on the thinking of the government. The Karnataka government has decided to set up dedicated field hospitals in remote areas, which shows how prepared it is to deal with future outbreaks.
’97 percent safe taking a single dose of Vaxiv’
He also lauded the state government for taking the vaccines domestically and achieving its vaccination target remarkably. The Union Minister said, ‘I congratulate the Chief Minister that the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine was given to 83 percent of the eligible population in the state. At the same time, the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) panel has said that people who took the first dose of the vaccine have become 97 percent safe.
Along with this, Mandaviya also praised Karnataka for maximum COVID-19 vaccination on the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said that the way the vaccination campaign was carried out in Karnataka and the vaccine was delivered to every village, it is remarkable. Mandaviya said that a big state like Karnataka has carried out its fight against Corona in an exemplary manner.
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