In the meeting, apart from the corona virus situation of these states, public health preparedness and measures being taken in the context of Omicron variant will also be reviewed.
Mansukh Mandaviya (file photo)
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya (Mansukh Mandaviya) Today corona virus with five states Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh (Covid-19) Will chair a high-level meeting to review the current status of the This meeting, which will be held virtually, will start at 3 pm. In the meeting, apart from the status of corona virus of these states, public health preparedness and Omicron variant (Omicron Variant) The measures being taken in this regard will also be reviewed. Earlier, Mansukh Mandaviya held a high-level meeting with the health ministers of southern states and union territories. He advised to share timely COVID test and vaccination data here.
He asked the states seeing a decline in the COVID-19 test to increase it through RT-PCR. The Union Health Minister said that at this time a large number of people are being quarantined at home. In such a situation, their monitoring should be done according to the national guidelines. Expand the phone consultation system to provide timely health care to such patients. He said that this arrangement will prove to be a game changer. Mandaviya said that with our past experience, ‘Test-Track-Treat-Vaccination and Adherence to COVID Appropriate Practices’ as well as monitoring of cases are important for COVID management.
‘Precaution doses of more than 1 crore vaccines applied in just 19 days’
Mansukh Mandaviya said on Friday that in just 19 days, more than 1 crore precaution doses of corona vaccine have been administered in India. He says that 95 percent of eligible adults have been given the first dose of anti-Covid-19 vaccines, while 74 percent have been fully vaccinated. 49,69,805 doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccine were given and so far the dose of this vaccine has crossed 164.35 crores. So far, 1,03,04,847 precaution doses of anti-Covid vaccine have been given to health workers, frontline workers and people of 60 years and above suffering from other serious diseases in the country.
The campaign started from January 3
The ministry says that 44281254 adolescents aged 15-18 years have been given the first dose of the anti-COVID-19 vaccine. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya congratulated the country for this remarkable achievement. He said that India has achieved the record of giving the first dose of COVID-19 to more than 95 percent of its eligible population. He said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the country is progressing continuously in this campaign due to the hard work and public participation of the health workers. Vaccination started on January 16 last year with the introduction of vaccines to health workers in the country. Apart from this, on January 3 this year, a campaign to vaccinate 15-18 year olds had started.
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