Odisha: Vaccination of #COVID19 frontline workers to commence from Feb 6th. The vaccination of covid-19 frontline workers are being planned to be conducted simultaneously with the inoculation of the Healthcare workers that is already afoot since 16th January
All-India beneficiaries vaccinated: 41,20,741.
Punjab Government has provided free immunization to about 1,78,000 HCWs (Health Care Workers) under the Covid-19 vaccination campaign from January 16. In the next phase, Front line warriors of all government departments will be vaccinated.
India reports 11,039 new COVID-19 cases, 14,225 discharges, and 110 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry Total cases: 1,07,77,284 Total discharges: 1,04,62,631 Death toll: 1,54,596 Active cases: 1,60,057 Total Vaccination: 41,38,918.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands becomes first Union Territory to be corona free.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands has become the first state or Union territory in the country to become Covid-19 free with active cases falling to zero in the islands. Health ministry’s website reported that the last four infected persons in Andaman and Nicobar Islands have been declared cured. The UT had reported a total of 4,932 cases and 62 deaths from the virus.
Meanwhile, the share of Kerala in India’s daily cases crossed 50 percent for the first time yesterday. There were 11,024 fresh cases in the country out of which Kerala alone reported 5,716, 51.8 percent of the total. The state also has the highest count of active cases at 69,157, out of around 1 lakh 61 thousand in the country.
Maharashtra also continued to report the highest number of deaths, adding 30 to the toll yesterday. The state recorded 1,927 new cases, the lowest in eight days. For the second day in a row, Mumbai reported less than 400 cases. Active cases in the state dropped to 41,586, of which 5,530 cases were in Mumbai