Health Ministry To Stop Procuring Fresh COVID-19 Vaccines, Surrenders Rs 4,237 Crore From Vaccination Budget

So far, 219.32 crore doses of the coronavirus vaccination have been delivered to recipients across the country, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. And now, the health ministry is set to stop procuring fresh COVID-19 vaccines and surrendered Rs 4,237 crore from the vaccination budget.

Health Ministry To Stop Procuring Fresh COVID-19 Vaccines Surrenders Rs 4237 Crore From Vaccination Budget

The Government of India’s COVID-19 immunization program is nearing completion, with the Health Ministry opting not to purchase more vaccines for the time being and handing over Rs 4,237 crore, or approximately 85 percent of the budget allocation for immunization objectives, to the Finance Ministry.

So far, 219.32 crore dosages of the coronavirus vaccination have been delivered to recipients across the nation, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Last January 16, the COVID-19 vaccination push began, reports Moneycontrol.

With 2,401 new cases, India’s COVID-19 count currently lies at 4,46,28,828; the country’s active coronavirus cases have risen to 26,625, according to the Union Health Ministry on October 16. According to data updated at 8 a.m., the death toll from the viral sickness has grown to 5,28,895, with 21 more fatalities, including 16 acknowledged by Kerala. The active cases make just 0.06 percent of the total caseload, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has risen to 98.76 percent, according to the ministry.

In just 24 hours, there had been a seven-case increase in the number of active COVID-19 cases, it stated. A 1.04 percent daily positive rate was noted. The government said that the weekly positive rate was 1.05 percent.

4,40,73,308 individuals had recovered from the illness, and the case fatality rate was 1.19 percent in the same period.

On August 7, 2020, India’s COVID-19 count surpassed 20 lakh, followed by 30 lakh on August 23, 2020, 40 lakh on September 5, 2020, and 50 lakh on September 16, 2020. On September 28, 2020, it surpassed 60 lakh, then 70 lakh on October 11, 2020, 80 lakh on October 29, 2020, 90 lakh on November 20, 2020, and one crore on December 19, 2020.

On May 4, 2021, the country passed the dreadful threshold of two crore coronavirus cases, three crore cases on June 23, 2021, and four crore cases on January 25, this year.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. What defines “cases”? The debunked PCR test? Or one of the other bogus tests looking for “something” they claim is associated with the never purified virus? The one never proven infectious. Can someone please answer me this?

    A lie told often enough…

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