Active cases cross 7-lakh; precautionary doses for 60+, frontline workers from today
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Active cases cross 7-lakh; precautionary doses for 60+, frontline workers from today

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January 10, 2022

India on Monday recorded 1,79,723 fresh Covid-19 cases, pushing the active caseload to 7,23,619. The daily positivity rate stood at 13.29 per cent, while 146 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours.


New Delhi, 10 January 2022

As per news report of The Indian Express, The country on Monday began administering the third ‘precautionary dose’ to priority groups — health care and frontline workers and those aged over 60 years of age with comorbidities. According to the Centre’s directions, the third dose will be of the same vaccine as the first two jabs and will be given to those who were vaccinated nine months ago. As the Omicron variant of the coronavirus continues to fuel a surge in the infection count across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday chaired a review meeting. On Monday, the Omicron tally stood at 4,033, with Maharashtra (1,216) continuing to top the count.

Source - The Indian Express

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