Coronavirus: Preparing to stop third wave, Uddhav government sets 20 million vaccinations in September

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Coronavirus: Preparing to stop third wave, Uddhav government sets 20 million vaccinations in September


Mumbai. To stop the third wave in the war against coronavirus, Maharashtra on Saturday gave people a record 12 lakh 25 thousand (12,25,541) doses. At the same time, the state government has set a target of vaccinating 20 million people in September. To achieve this goal, the state government has to vaccinate 7 lakh people every day (Covid-1V vaccine). In August, the Maharashtra government gave a dose of the vaccine to more than 4 lakh (4,82,695) people every day.

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At present, Maharashtra has fully vaccinated 1 crore 72 lakh (17,261,027) people, according to officials. This number is higher than all the states in the country. At the same time, the state government has vaccinated a total of 6 crore (6,29,40,932) people. Among them are 28 million residents of the state who have received at least one dose of the corona virus vaccine.

Dr Pradeep Bass, Additional Chief Secretary, Maharashtra Public Health Department, said the state government has paid attention to the assurance of continuous supply of targeted vaccines for September. “We are considering vaccinating 20 million people in September,” he said. We have received assurances from the central government to provide adequate vaccines. If the production of vaccines increases, this number may also increase. Private hospitals are also making valuable contributions to vaccination.

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has described the vaccine as anti-corona virus. In such a situation, Dr. Vass said, ‘We have to stop the third wave of the corona or at least avoid it. Citizens should support the vaccination campaign. Doctors need to make citizens aware that they receive both doses of the vaccine. It is possible that the person receiving both doses of the vaccine became infected with Kovid. However, in this case the level of infection will be mild.

With the arrival of 057 new cases of Kovid-1 in Maharashtra on Sunday, the total number of cases of corona virus in the state has risen to 8,14, while the death toll has risen to 1,37,774 after the death of more patients. The state health department said in a statement. According to the statement, 5,91 patients with Covid-1 of were also infected, which increased the number of people in the state who had contracted the deadly virus to 2,9,76. The number of patients undergoing Covid-1 for treatment in the state has increased to 50,0955.

So far 5,48,54,018 samples have been tested for Covid-1 in the state. In Maharashtra, the recovery rate from infection increased to 97.05 per cent and the death rate remained at 2.12 per cent. In the capital Mumbai, 495 new cases of corona virus infection have occurred and two patients have died. The Pune division had the highest number of 1,728 new cases. Subsequently, 781 new cases were registered in the Nasik division, of which 652 new patients of Kovid-19 were found in Ahmednagar district.

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