In the ongoing fight against Covid-19, India achieved a significant milestone of administering 100 crore vaccine doses. The CoWin portal on on Thursday (October 2021) mentioned that a total of 100 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far to the eligible population under the vaccination drive in India.
India's recovery rate stands at 98.15 per cent, currently at its highest peak since March 2020.
The top five states which have administered the highest number of doses are Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra, West Bengal, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.
US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 45,218,829 and 731,263, according to the CSSE
While India is about to reach 100 crore Covid vaccine doses target this week, worryingly just one-third of the country is fully vaccinated
The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 30,000 for 26 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 115 consecutive days now.
Amid the pandemic-related uncertainties, customers now prefer to make travel booking through agents. Eighty per cent of international air travel and international leisure travel is being booked through agents in the country
A decrease of 6,576 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 34,081,315 cases.
The Health department had hired the private boat exclusively for ensuring safety and convenience of the health workers in transporting medicines, medical accessories as well as patients. The boat used to ferry from Satpada to Janhikuda on which health workers in Chilika Nuapada under Krushnaprasad Block used to carry out the necessary works.
Bharat Biotech recently said it has submitted all data pertaining to Covaxin to the WHO for the EUL and is awaiting feedback from the global health watchdog.
A decrease of 6,152 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The other worst countries with over 3 million cases are Brazil (21,644,464), the UK (8,488,665), Russia (7,870,529), Turkey (7,630,133), France (7,189,566), Iran (5,784,815), Argentina (5,272,551), Spain (4,984,386), Colombia (4,981,532), Italy (4,717,899), Germany (4,382,019), Indonesia (4,234,758) and Mexico (3,755,063), the CSSE figures showed.
Zydus Cadila's indigenously developed needle-free COVID-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D is set to become the first vaccine that will be available in India for those in the age group of 12-18 years. It has received Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA).
Hyperinflammation and hypercoagulability have been identified as central to the development of severe Covid-19 disease and complications.
Over 97.65 crore Covid vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 34,053,573 cases.
Odisha government's ban on the sale and use of firecrackers as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus has left thousands of traders in dire straits.
We have administered over 37 lakh vaccines by this time today. We will achieve the target of 100 crore vaccinations in the coming week, said Mandaviya
There were projections of a third wave hitting Odisha before the winter, but situation doesn’t indicate so. While schools are reopening for Classes 8 and 11 next week, the government is contemplating kicking-off offline teaching for students of other classes after the Durga puja vacations.
The districts of Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur and Nuapada did not record any fresh case.
India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.
Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Brazil (602,669), India (451,814), Mexico (283,574), Russia (217,382), Peru (199,775), Indonesia (142,889), the UK (138,792), Italy (131,503), Colombia (126,796), Iran (123,695), France (118,153) and Argentina (115,660).
It is nearly two years since the virus was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan, yet the question of how it first emerged remains unclear
With the administration of 30,26,483 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India's inoculation coverage now stands at 97,14,38,553 as per provisional reports till 7 a.m. on Friday.