UP Corona case: 357 infection deaths in last 24 hours, Yogi government issues global tender for 4 crore vaccine
Cases of UP Corona Infection are increasing rapidly in UP. In the last twenty four hours, 31 thousand 165 new cases have been stirred up. At the same time, 357 patients have lost their lives due to infection (357 Deaths in a Day). Despite all the efforts of the government, the infection is not being controlled. The government is making all efforts like lockdown, yet every day the number of infected patients is increasing by a record. There are currently 262474 active patients from Corona in the state.
According to the UP Health Department, there has been an increase in the number of infected patients in many states including the capital Lucknow in the last twenty four hours. While 3004 in Lucknow and 1206 new cases have emerged in Kanpur. In Uttar Pradesh's Noida and Ghaziabad, cases of infection are fast catching up (Record Corona Cases).
Acceleration in vaccination campaign
To curb the ever increasing infection cases, the Yogi government is working on a plan to expedite the vaccination campaign. A global tender has been issued by the UP government for the vaccine. This tender can be downloaded by May 7 and filled by May 21. According to the news, this global tender has been released for about 40 million doses of corona vaccine. It has been released by the UP Medical Corporation.
Global tender for 40 million doses
To win the battle against Corona, the government is now putting more emphasis on test, tracing and tracking. At the same time, emphasis is also being laid on a large-scale vaccination campaign. Currently, vaccination of people between the ages of 18 and 44 is going on in the country. Now the preparations for its second phase have also been speeded up by the government. It will start in 17 municipal bodies from next week.
'Vaccination effective to prevent corona'
Global tender for 4 crore corona vaccine has been issued by the UP government. At the same time, an advance of 10-10 crores has also been given to Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech for doses of 50-50 lakh vaccines. In a meeting held with Team-9 on Wednesday, Seem Yogi said that vaccination is an effective solution to prevent corona. That is why this campaign is being accelerated further. He said that UP is the first state which is giving free vaccine to people between 18-44 years of age. So far, the first dose of vaccine has been given to about 51,284 people.