Corona virus (symbolic)
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Let us know that regular classes of students will start in schools in the state from February 1, but before that the concern of parents has increased due to teachers coming to Corona positive. Director of Higher Education Dr. Amarjeet Sharma said that schools with Corona-infected teachers will not be opened from February 1. At the same time, 92 new cases of corona virus have been reported in the state on Saturday. A new case has been reported in Mandi 45, Kinnaur 19, Kangra 14, Shimla Five, Una Three, Solan 2, Sirmaur Three and Bilaspur. Two corona positive patients died on Saturday in the state from Corona. A 61-year-old Kangra patient and a 50-year-old infected patient from Una succumbed. With this, the total number of corona infected in the state has reached 57494. Active cases have come down to 383. So far, 56131 patients have been cured. At the same time, 964 corona infected have died so far.
Containment zone formed in Una, one out
Una. There are two zone containment zones in the Sadar subdivision. SDM Una Dr. Suresh Jaswal said that after new cases of corona infection came up, the house of Praveen Kumari in Ward 3 of Janakaur and Ramswaroop’s house in Ward 6 of Lower Araniala has been made a containment zone. He informed that curfew will no longer be relaxed in the Containment Zone. SDM Una Dr. Suresh Jaswal informed that Satya Devi’s house in Ward 3 of Kotla Khurd under the sub-division has been left out of the list of containment zones. Now curfew will be relaxed here.
Target to install vaccine in the state by February 9
The Himachal Pradesh government has set a target of applying vaccines for district medical officers. Health workers have been asked to apply the vaccine by 9 February. Officials who have not been able to meet the target of applying vaccine to health workers have been asked to complete the target within the stipulated time. In the state, 77 thousand employees are to be vaccinated with the Corona vaccine. So far 22,936 people have been given vaccine doses in the state. On the other hand, the Chief Medical Officers and Principals of Medical Colleges participated in the review meeting held on Saturday regarding the Kovid-19 Vaccination Program.
Director of NHM Dr. Nipun Jindal said that 650 sessions will be held in the state to complete the vaccination campaign by 9 February. Significantly, the state has received 93 thousand doses of vaccine in the first phase and 87,500 doses of vaccine in the second phase. It has been sent to the district health officials. He said that 2.55 percent of the vaccine in the state was damaged. The Indian government’s estimated rate of vaccine malfunction is 10 percent. 1.16 percent of the vaccine has been found to have side effects in the state, which is a normal procedure.