Govt to Utilise 40-50 Cr COVID Vaccine Doses by July: Health Min
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The Centre estimates to use 40-50 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine covering 20-25 crore people by July next year and it is preparing a format for the states to submit by October-end their list of priority population group to receive the vaccine, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday, 4 October, according to PTI.
Meanwhile, India crosses 65 lakh mark with a spike of 75,829 new cases and 940 deaths reported. The total number of active cases stand at 9,37,625, the number of cured/discharged/migrated cases are 55,09,967 and the number of deaths stand at 1,01,782.
- 7,89,92,534 samples have been tested for COVID until 3 October
8 Jail Inmates Among 32 New COVID-19 Cases in Muzaffarnagar
32 more people, including 8 jail inmates, test positive for COVID-19 in UP's Muzaffarnagar district, taking number of active cases to 752, reported PTI, citing officials.
State Human Rights Commission Asks Rajasthan Govt to Prevent Air Pollution During Diwali for the Sake of COVID-19 Patients
Rajasthan State Human Rights Commission has directed state govt to protect environment from air pollution caused by firecrackers on Diwali as it might also be harmful for COVID-19 patients, reported PTI.
206 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Manipur: Govt
206 new COVID-19 cases, 124 recoveries and 3 deaths reported in Manipur on Sunday. Total positive cases now at 11,855, including 2,576 active cases, 9,205 recoveries and 74 deaths till date. Recovery rate is 77.64 %, reported ANI, citing Government of Manipur.
Swami Akshardham Temple to Open From 30 Oct Under Strict COVID Norms
Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple to open from 13 Oct under strict COVID-19 related norms like mandatory mask use, thermal screening, reported ANI.
A limited number of people will be allowed entry between 5 pm and 7 pm. Exhibition Hall to remain closed and only musical fountain to remain open, reported ANI.
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