The second phase of India's covid vaccine drive is receiving an enthusiastic response.
However, if you are hesitant about the vaccine since you are on medication or recently recovered from some serious illness or even Covid-19 for that matter, you may have some questions that we address in this video.
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant informed that the state government is not in favour of imposing lockdown. Our financial activity must keep going, this is how we manage COVID. Therefore, we do not want to impose lockdown," said CM Pramod Sawant. He further informed that the state government will provide free COVID vaccine to all from May 01. "Today we have placed 5 lakh orders of Covishield," he added.
1710 doses of COVID-19 vaccine including 1270 of Covishield and 440 of Covaxin and files were stolen from PPC centre at Civil Hospital in Jind in Haryana. Deputy CMO of Jind, Dr Ramesh Panchal said, "I'll also check our main store that keeps supply for entire district. I'll also inform officials." Police started investigation in the matter and said, "The video footage shows two people committing the crime. We are investigating the matter."
20 tonnes oxygen was dispatched from Odisha's JSPL steel plant, located in Angul, to Visakhapatnam under police escort. Loading was carried out in presence of police staff. Amid surge in COVID cases, several states are facing oxygen shortage.
A man in Moradabad, dressed as Sai Baba, is creating awareness among people to follow COVID guidelines and wear masks. Every Thursday, Vipin Kumar stands outside a temple in his locality with a banner in his hand asking people to wear masks. He said, "I don't allow people to enter the temple without masks, if they don't have I give them masks."
Amid surge in COVID cases, shortage of oxygen was reported by several states. Ro-Ro express train carrying liquid oxygen moved out from the RINL Vizag steel plant and will be taken over by Indian Railways. The train is en route to Maharashtra, which is facing acute shortage of oxygen.
The Supreme Court took suo moto cognizance of several high court hearings regarding Covid-19 preparedness and issued a notice to the Centre; All above 18, now eligible for vaccination from May 1, can..