New Delhi, January 28
The Centre today announced flattening of the Covid-19 graph with no new case being reported in 146 out of India’s 734 districts in a week and considerably low levels of infection in the rest of the country.
Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Covid had been contained in a fifth of India. “As many as 146 districts have no new cases since the past seven days, 18 districts in the past 14 days, six districts in the past 21 days and 21 districts in the past 28 days,” Vardhan said.
India was currently sixth globally in vaccination coverage behind the US, UK, Israel, UAE and Germany, the government said, with 16 post-vaccine hospitalisations reported so far — 0.0007 per cent of all vaccinations. — TNS