38 People infected with new corona strain in India
By Fnf Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 04, Jan 2021, 17:40 pm IST | UPDATED: 04, Jan 2021, 17:40 pm IST
Delhi: The Union Health Ministry said on Monday 38 People have tested positive for the new UK variant of Sars-cov-2 in India so far. all these people have been kept in single room isolation in designated healthcare facilities by respective state government band there close contacts have also been put under quarantine the ministry said.
India is set to commence its mass vaccination programme in the near future as the centre has told vaccine manufacturer of covishield and covaxin to prepare to ship a significant amount of doses to over 30 vaccination hubs in the country . In the first phase, India plans to vaccinate over 30 crore priority citizen healthcare workers,people with comorbidities & people above the age of 50 will likely to be completed in August.