New Delhi, 23/3 (AO Bureau): The big news is coming about Corona vaccination in the country. From April 1, everyone above 45 years will be able to get the Corona vaccine. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has announced this. He has said that there is plenty of vaccines available in the country. There is no shortage of corona vaccines.
Prakash Javadekar said that till now only those with serious illnesses were being given vaccines between 45 and 60 years. But from April 1, all people above 45 years will be able to get vaccinated.
Meanwhile, out of 401 samples sent from Punjab for Ginam Sequencing, 81% of the UK variants have been confirmed. The youth are being affected the most by this. State Chief Minister Amarinder Singh is worried about this. Ravil Thukral, Advisor to the Chief Minister, has appealed to Prime Minister Modi that people below 60 years should also be included in the vaccination program. Before Punjab, Delhi, Maharashtra have also raised the demand to vaccinate the youth.
Coronavirus cases are rising once again in the country. So far, 4.72 crore corona vaccine supplements have been given in the country. According to the data released by the Union Ministry of Health, a total of 4,72,07,134 vaccine doses have been given till 7 pm on Monday.
According to the information of the Ministry of Health, on Monday, 3,34,367 beneficiaries who are suffering from serious illness over the age of 45 years, 13,07,614 beneficiaries above 60 years of age have been given the first dose of vaccine. At the same time, 40,976 healthcare and 72,153 frontline workers have been given the first dose of vaccine, while 44,728 healthcare and 1,65,797 frontline workers have been given the second dose of corona vaccine.