New Delhi: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that at present, work on 18-20 vaccines is being done at different levels in the country. Some of them may come in the next few months. Along with this, he said that Kovid vaccination will be started for people above 50 years of age in the next two-three weeks. He said that 18-20 companies are working on Kovid-19 vaccines and they are in different phases of trials. He said that India will supply vaccines to 20-25 countries.
Harshvardhan dismissed the rumors related to the vaccine and said that public vaccines are safe and effective. He said that in the last seven days, no new cases of Kovid-19 have been reported in 188 districts of the country whereas in 21 districts, no new cases have been revealed since 21 days. He appealed to the people to follow proper Corona behavior.
The Health Minister said, “It is important to continue to follow the appropriate behavior of Kovid, which I call a social vaccine with real vaccines.” Currently, India Biotech and Oxford – AstraZeneca vaccine approved for emergency use in India happened.
Meanwhile, the Health Ministry said that till 6 pm on Monday evening, a total of 85 lakh 16 thousand 385 people have been vaccinated. So far 61 lakh 54 thousand 894 health workers and 23 lakh 61 thousand 491 front line workers have been given the dose of Kovid vaccine. So far, 35 people are admitted in the hospital. Of these, 21 were discharged after treatment and three are under treatment. So far, 11 deaths have occurred in the hospital.