Indian Council of Medical Analysis (ICMR) Director-Basic Balram Bhargava on Thursday mentioned that the unvaccinated folks accounted for practically 92 per cent of Covid deaths.
He additional mentioned that the primary dose of the Covid vaccine is 98.9 per cent efficient within the battle towards Covid. Additionally, if each doses are given, it’s 99.3 per cent efficient.
VK Paul, member (well being) of the federal government’s assume tank NITI Aayog whereas talking to the reporters mentioned, “It is evident that vaccines and the wide vaccination coverage have played a very important role in protecting hundreds of lives. The vaccine has protected the nation from a surge in the number of Covid cases.”
The instances in India are at present on a downward graph as solely 6,561 instances have been reported within the final 24 hours. Additionally, the typical weekly Covid positivity fee in India is 0.99 per cent. The overall variety of lively instances are 77,000.
Covid deaths, additionally, have seen a pointy decline in India.
Instances from South Indian states together with Kerala, Maharashtra and Mizoram account for 50 per cent of all Covid instances in India. Just one state has over 10,000 lively instances. Different states have lower than 5,000 lively instances.
(With inputs from companies)