The CO-Win 2.0 that has been specifically designed to drive the coronavirus immunisation programme within the nation, will allow registration of the inhabitants within the 50 years and plus class for covid-19 vaccination– the third inhabitants precedence group after the healthcare employees and frontline employees.
The event got here forth in a high-level assembly Principal Secretary to Prime Minister P Okay Mishra on Wednesday chaired to assessment intimately the progress of the covid-19 vaccination drive throughout the nation and steps to speed up the tempo of vaccination.
Within the subsequent part of covid-19 vaccination, the federal government plans to contain personal sector healthcare amenities in a major method within the ongoing vaccination drive, the officers mentioned within the assembly.
Whereas India is presently vaccinating healthcare employees and frontline employees in opposition to covid-19, the union well being minister Harsh Vardhan has stated that the federal government shall be in a state of affairs to manage vaccines to these above 50 years of age in March within the subsequent part of nation’s nationwide covid-19 vaccination drive that kicked off on January 16.
The Principal Secretary in at present’s assembly was briefed concerning the progress of the countrywide covid-19 vaccination train. The vaccination protection in India has crossed 9.06 million doses throughout well being care employees and frontline employees. With this cumulative quantity, India ranks third globally after USA (55.2 million doses) and the UK (16.12 million doses) who’ve accomplished greater than 60 days of vaccination in in comparison with 31 days in case of India, the federal government stated in an announcement.
Whereas 68.3% of all Healthcare Employees have been administered first dose, 37.6% of eligible Healthcare Employees have been administered second dose, 28.2% of all Frontline Employees have been administered first dose.
The principal secretary was additionally apprised that India has provided covid-19 vaccine to 13 nations as grants by means of Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA) that are Bangladesh, Myanmar, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Mauritius, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Bahrain, Oman, Afghanistan, Barbados and Dominica.
As well as, the vaccine has additionally been provided to 14 countries–Bangladesh, Myanmar, Morocco, Brazil, Egypt, Algeria, South Africa, Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Saudi Arabia and El-Salvador) underneath business contract, the principal secretary was apprised.
In the meantime, the covid-19 instances proceed to rise in India at a slower tempo. No less than 11,610 new day by day instances have been recorded within the final 24 hours. 86.15% of the day by day new instances are from 6 States. Kerala stories the very best day by day new instances at 4,937. It’s adopted by Maharashtra with 3,663, whereas Tamil Nadu reported 451 new instances. 100 fatalities have been recorded within the final 24 hours, in line with the information obtainable with the union well being ministry.
Six States account for 81% of the day by day deaths. Maharashtra noticed the utmost casualties (39). Kerala follows with 18 day by day deaths and Tamil Nadu reported 7 casualties, the well being ministry stated.
The whole tally of covid-19 instances reached 1,09, 42,928 and toll touched 1,55,978.
Nevertheless, in a major improvement, all States and UTs have reported a decline in lively instances within the final month. Maharashtra has proven a considerable decline in lively instances from 53,163 on 17 January, 2021 to 38,307 on 17 February, 2021. 18 States/UTs haven’t reported any covid-19 deaths within the final 24 hours. These are Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, J&Okay (UT), Jharkhand, Puducherry, Himachal Pradesh, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Ladakh (UT), Assam, Adman & Nicobar Islands, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Daman & Diu & Dadra & Nagar Haveli.