A press conference was organized by the Union Ministry of Health and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Tuesday about the state of Kovid-19 global epidemic in the country. During this time, Secretary of the Ministry of Health Rajesh Bhushan said that there are still 75 percent active cases of corona in Kerala and Maharashtra. Kerala has 38 percent of the country's total active cases, while Maharashtra has 37 percent of the total active cases. At the same time, there are 4 percent active cases in Karnataka and 2.78 percent in Tamil Nadu.
Rajesh Bhushan said that so far more than 1.17 crore people have been given Corona Vaccine in the country. Of these, 1.4 crore people have been given the first dose. Second dose has been given to 12 lakh 61 thousand people. At the same time, the number of active cases has come down from 1.50 lakhs. He told that till 1 pm on Tuesday, the total number of vaccinations in the country is 1 crore 17 lakh 64 thousand 788. Of these, 68 percent health workers have been given the first dose and 62 percent health workers have been given the second dose. More than 41 percent of frontline workers have been given the first dose.
NITI Aayog member VK Paul said that 187 people were found infected with UK strains in the country, 6 people were found to be infected with South African strains and one person from Brazil strains. At the same time, two variants of Corona are being talked about in Maharashtra, which include N440 K variants and E484 K variants. He says that these variants are in Maharashtra, Kerala and Telangana.
VK Paul said that on the basis of the information available to him, these variants are in Maharashtra, Kerala and Telangana, but based on scientific information, he has no reason to believe that they will grow in some districts of Maharashtra and Kerala. Are responsible for.