Coronavirus India Live Updates: Coronavirus outbreak in India is not taking its name. But in the meantime, there is news of relief that from next week in India, Russia’s Corona vaccine will start receiving Sputnik. NITI Aayog member VK Paul has said that between August and December, that is, 5 months, 216 crore vaccine doses will be ready with the country.
On Thursday, it has been said by the Ministry of Health that by October of this year, it will also be produced in India. Let us tell you that the Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Love Agarwal said on Thursday that there are 12 states in the country where there are more than 1 lakh active cases. The number of active cases remains between 50,000 and 1 lakh in 8 states. There are 16 states where less than 50,000 active cases remain.
There have been thousands of deaths here in India every day, while millions of people are being infected every day. In view of this, Maharashtra has increased the lockdown once again. Now till 7 am on June 1, the lockdown will remain in force across the state. However, during this period, the discount given on essential services will continue to be available as before. The Bihar government has also decided to extend the lockdown by 25 May.
The total death toll in India rose to 2,58,317 after a maximum of 4,120 people died in one day due to Coronavirus infection, while 3,62,727 new cases of infection have so far brought the total number of people infected in the country to 2. , Increased to 37,03,665. According to the Health Ministry data updated till 8 am on Wednesday, the under-reported cases rose to 37,10,525, which is 15.65 percent of the total cases of infection, while the recovery rate for infected people has improved to 83.26 percent.
On the other hand, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday that the total number of doses of the Covid-19 vaccine given so far in the country has exceeded 17.70 crores. The ministry said that 4,17,321 beneficiaries in the age group of 18 to 44 took their first dose. Since the beginning of the third phase of the vaccination campaign, the total number of people in this category who have been vaccinated by Covid-19 in all states and union territories has risen to 34,66,895. “The total number of doses of Covid-19 vaccine given in the country has increased to 17,70,85,371,” the ministry said.