Union Minister Prakash Javdekar said today that the vaccines for the coronavirus will be available soon in India. He also added that the people should not keep their guard down before the 2 dose of the vaccine is administered.
Union Ministry of health has already sent its operational guidelines to States and Union Territories for the distribution of vaccine when is becomes available.
“Coronavirus vaccines would be available in India soon. I urge everyone to not let their guard down before anti bodies are created and second dose of the vaccine administered: Union Minister @Prakash Javadekar while speaking at International Coronavirus Short Film Festival,” PIB tweeted.
The guidelines, which has been shared with all states and union territory, says that only 100 people per “session” at each site per day are likely to be vaccinated for Coronavirus.
The new coronavirus cases came down to 30,000 for the 3rd time in this month. The total cases of coronavirus is at 98.84 lakh, while the number of people who have cured from the disease increased to 93.88 lakh, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated at 8am today.
The coronavirus active cases remained below 4 lakh for the 8th consecutive day. There are 3,52,586 active coronavirus infections in the country which comprises 3.57 per cent of the total cases.
Source: Livemint & PIB India