Urging people to get vaccinated with second doses, Paul said the the increased Covid vaccine uptake is the need of the hour and urged people not to delay in getting fully vaccinated.
The RDIF in the Webinar also announced the real-world data of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of San Marino on the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, demonstrating it is 80 per cent effective against coronavirus infection from 6 to 8 months after administering the second dose.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.96 per cent. It has been less than 2 per cent for the last 47 days. The weekly positivity rate was 0.93 per cent. It has been below two per cent for the last 57 days.
The number of active cases of the infection has gone up to 1,28,762, accounting for 0.37 per cent of the total caseload, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.28 per cent, the highest since March 2020.
It found there were no differences in peak viral loads between vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. It also showed only a small decrease in the number of infections in household members between vaccinated and unvaccinated people, suggesting a similar level of infectiousness.
As many as 16 Lakh people are due to receive their second dose of Covid-19 vaccine in different districts of Odisha. This information was shared by Odisha Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahi on Friday (August 27).
As many as 16,960 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Odisha post vaccination. Of these, 9154 persons were infected after the first dose while 7806 persons tested positive after second dose vaccination. As per a study, the infection rate among vaccinated population is only 0.13 percent. Odisha Health Services Director Bijay Mohapatra informed this on Wednesday
The State Health Department of Odisha has appealed to the people to take Covid-19 vaccine shot as early as possible and adhere to the appropriate Covid protocols ahead of a possible third wave of the pandemic that has already hit other countries.
Studies have shown that following vaccination the chances of hospitalisation reduce by 75-80 per cent even after contracting Covid and oxygen requirement comes down to 8 per cent, the government said on Friday.
The Covid-19 virus can enter the body through nose and mouth despite development of antibodies due to vaccination or exposure to the virus, warned Odisha Health Services Director Bijay Mohapatra.
Emphasizing on the importance of the CoWIN portal, the Odisha Government has instructed all the Collectors and Municipal Commissioners to ensure that more importance and preference is given to people with online appointment for Covid-19 vaccination.
Citing a Central government order that made provisions of waiting area and observation room mandatory for vaccination, the Odisha government on Wednesday directed for discontinuation of the off-site services running at several cities with immediate effect.
In a bid to ease problems faced by senior citizens staying alone during Covid-19 restriction, the district police has released a dedicated helpline number for the elderly persons through which they can seek any assistance from police.
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