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COVID-19: People above 60 & 45 years of age with comorbidities to be vaccinated from Mar 1

The next phase of COVID-19 vaccination will begin from March 1 for people above 60 years of age and ...
COVID-19: People above 60 & 45 years of age with comorbidities to be vaccinated from Mar 1

The next phase of COVID-19 vaccination will begin from March 1 for people above 60 years of age and those above 45 years of age with comorbidities will be vaccinated at 10,000 government & over 20,000 private vaccination centres. The vaccine will be given free of cost at govt centres, said Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar.

He further said,"Those who want to get vaccinated from private hospitals will have to pay. The amount they would need to pay will be decided by the health ministry within 3-4 days as they are in discussion with manufacturers & hospitals."

India's total COVID-19 active caseload currently stands at 1.46 lakh (1,46,907) on Wednesday and accounts for 1.33 per cent of the country's total coronavirus cases, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).

India's cumulative recoveries stand at 1,07,26,702 today. The recovery rate is 97.25 per cent. The gap between total recovered cases and the active cases is constantly rising and stands at 10,579,795 today.

86.26 per cent of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in six states.

Maharashtra has reported the maximum number of single-day recoveries with 5,869 newly recovered cases.4,823 people recovered in Kerala in the past 24 hours followed by 453 in Tamil Nadu.

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