Corona vaccine will be given to those over 50 from March 1, the Center notifies states – complete preparation for vaccination

After health workers and frontline staff, preparations to apply the corona vaccine to people over the age of 50 have intensified. Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written a letter to the Chief Secretaries of States asking them to arrange for comprehensive vaccine preparation in all health centers over the age of 50 and immunization of patients starting in March. Needs to be done.

In a letter sent on Friday, the Health Secretary has asked the government to begin vaccination preparations at all health centers from March 1. The hospitals, medical colleges, primary health centers have been told to arrange for sub-centers. These centers have been asked to prepare the coldchains needed for vaccination.

The Chief Secretaries have been advised to ensure that the Corona Vaccination Program is conducted at least four days a week, and that it should be in an extended format by March 1. Chief Secretaries have been instructed to issue instructions to health authorities on this.

The Health Secretary said the vaccination began on January 16 and crossed 1 crore on February 18. He added that a large number of health workers and frontline workers had not yet been vaccinated. So make sure all such people are vaccinated.

He said arrangements have been made for Covin to register the age of 50 and above. Explain that the government has already announced that a third class of people over 50 will be vaccinated in March. It is estimated that the number of people over the age of 50 and those suffering from the illness is about 27 crore.

In the letter, however, the Health Secretary has spoken with states about making extensive vaccination preparations since March 1, but it is not clear when the vaccine will start for 50 people. It is believed that a final decision will be made in late February based on the states’ preparations.

Five States Sign in Infection Crops From Bihar Sign in Warning

The Bihar Health Department has warned of an increasing number of coronary cases in Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab, Hatties and five states of Madhya Pradesh. The department has directed civilian surgeons of all districts to monitor the inspection and treatment of the infected corona by video conferencing during the meeting. Senior officials of the department will meet again with civilian surgeons of all districts on Monday to make preparations to deal with the corona epidemic.

The helpline for the investigation and treatment of the corona continues
In all 38 districts of Bihar, the district-level helpline is providing medical counseling at the district level. In a 24-hour toll-free helpline, anyone can consult a doctor about symptoms related to the corona epidemic. The helpline can be accessed from nearby examination and treatment centers. According to official sources in the Health Department, all the facilities provided for the corona epidemic remain intact.

Corona Cases Crops Ann Pune Sign in Restriction

The Maharashtra government on Sunday decided to implement a ban on Pune in the city, amid concerns over a growing number of coronavirus cases. The Pune district government has decided to impose some restrictions, including banning the inevitable movement of people from 11 am to 6 am.

The state government said efforts were made to prevent infection by building containment zones, re-establishing Kovid-19 care centers, locating infected persons and increasing the investigation. According to official data, 998 new coronary cases were reported in the Pune section on Saturday, with nine corona patients dead. The total number of Covid-19 cases in the category was 5,14,319 and the death toll was 11,698.

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