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Vaccine Supply in India Corona virusThe cases of infection are increasing rapidly. Thousands of new cases of Corona are coming up every day. Meanwhile, emphasis is being placed on vaccination. On April 14, 467 vaccine doses were administered. Adult population, who have applied two doses of vaccine, are advised to apply booster dose. Adar Poonawala, CEO of Serum Institute of India, said that in the next four-five days, Corona Booster Covovex will be supplied in major cities.
As soon as the effect of corona infection was over, the related companies stopped the production of the vaccine. Bharat Biotech has also said that preparations are being made to manufacture the vaccine. No official meeting has been held for this yet. It is expected that the supply of the vaccine will start in the market in the coming days.
Stock of 60 lakh doses
In a conversation with Times of India, Poonawalla said that Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad will start receiving vaccine supplies this week. Apart from this, 60 lakh doses of Kovacs are ready for supply. Private hospitals can be supplied as per demand. Kovacs will be manufactured on order basis. He said that Bharat Biotech has already manufactured INCOVACC and is ready for supply.
Vaccine is not available in big cities
On Friday, there were only two hospitals in Mumbai and Pune where Covid booster doses were available. However, this vaccine is not available in cities like Hyderabad and Bengaluru. The adult population, who have received the first and second dose of Covid, can apply a booster dose. Doses of Kovacs were available in one or two hospitals in Delhi, but the stock was available only for children.
Rapidly increasing corona cases in India
The cases of corona virus infection are increasing rapidly in India. On April 14, 11,109 cases were reported. Earlier, an average of 5000-6000 cases were reported. With this, the number of active cases has increased to 49,622. Daily positivity rate increased to 5.01 percent and weekly positivity rate increased to 4.2 percent. At the same time, the recovery rate has dropped to 98.7 percent.