20 lakh beneficiaries receive COVID 19 vaccine

More than 20 lakh beneficiaries have received the vaccine under the countrywide COVID 19 vaccine exercise.

Karnataka stands at top position with over two lakh 31 thousand jabs followed by Odisha, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Telangana.

The Health Ministry said that more than one crore three lakh patients have already recovered from this disease. Covid-19 active cases are on a continuously declining trajectory in the country.

Presently, the total number of active cases in the country is one lakh 77 thousand 266 which comprises only 1.66 per cent of the total positive cases. India’s Cases per million population is also amongst the lowest in the world.

India’s deaths per million population are amongst the lowest in the world.

Which Covid 19 vaccine is given in India?

Two vaccines have been given emergency approval for India’s immunisation programme; the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, known in India as Covishield, and a domestic product, Covaxin, developed by the pharmaceutical company Bharat Biotech.

Source: News on Air

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