Nearly 4 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered
Minister for Health & Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan took to Twitter to inform netizens that till today, nearly 4 crore COVID-19 vaccines were administered. In the post, it was also written to inform that the centre has been closely monitoring situation in Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh, as these states are seeing a steep rise in COVID-19 cases.
#LargestVaccineDrive— Dr Harsh Vardhan (@drharshvardhan) March 19, 2021
🔶 Nearly 4 cr COVID19 vaccine doses administered
🔷 Center actively engaging with States/UTs over rising COVID19 cases in the country@PMOIndia #VaccineAppropriateBehavior pic.twitter.com/GC1MMkP3LV
85% of the new cases are reported in 6 states only.
Cases in the last 24 hours
- Maharashtra: 25,833
- Punjab: 2,369
- Kerala: 1,899
- Karnataka: 1,488
- Gujarat: 1,276
- Chattisgarh: 1,066
As evident, cases in Maharashtra are at peak. With this, the state government has implemented lockdown in Nagpur and curfew at night in Mumbai. Various states have closed down schools and colleges back again after reopening them after almost one year. Rigorous testing is also being conducted at airports and malls. Till date, more than 23 crore covid testing has taken place.
#Unite2FightCorona— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) March 19, 2021
Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh exhibiting a steep rise in Daily New Cases; together account 80.63% of the daily new cases.
39,726 new daily cases reported in last 24 hours.https://t.co/Gy4mifshv5 pic.twitter.com/QrNwT7jcU1