The Maldives will be the first country to get a vaccine from India. The first batch of CoviShield, a vaccine from Corona, will arrive in the Maldives from India on Wednesday. The Maldives is the first country to be sent this vaccine. India has also planned to provide vaccines to its neighbors Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Mauritius. The South Asian country the Maldives has a population of about 4.5 million.
According to government sources, CoviShield has been given other necessary approvals from the approval of the Regulatory in the Maldives. It is being sent in sufficient quantities for frontline health workers and senior citizens. The consignment will arrive by Air India flight at Velana International Airport in Male at 2 pm.
The Indian Ministry of External Affairs said on Tuesday that it has requested the government to supply vaccines made in India from several neighboring and special allied countries. Under this, vaccine supplies will be started to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar, and Seychelles from 20 January. We are also waiting for approval from Sri Lanka and Afghanistan.
9.61 crore cases so far
So far more than 91.6 million people have been infected in the world. It is a matter of relief that 6 crores 87 lakh people have been cured. The number of people who lost their lives to infection has now exceeded 20 lakh 51 thousand. There are 2.53 crore patients who are undergoing treatment. Among them, 1.12 lakh patients are in critical condition. These figures are taken from worldometers.info. 13 countries corona free, but community transmission in 131 countries.
Vaccination for the prevention of corona has started in many countries of the world. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization (WHO) has reported in its Weekly Report that 13 countries and islands in the world have now become corona free. There is no case of corona here anymore. However, caution is still needed here.
It is a matter of concern that community transmission of infection is taking place in 131 countries of the world. It includes big countries like America, Pakistan, Brazil, UK, France. India is currently in the category of Clusters of Case. Meaning community transmission has not started here yet.
Pakistan approved emergency use of Chinese vaccine
Pakistan’s Drug Regulatory Authority has approved the vaccine of Chinese company Sinopharm for emergency use. Earlier on Saturday, the Imran government gave this approval to Coveshield of Oxford-AstraZeneca. It is producing the Vaccine Serum Institute of India. The safety, efficiency, and quality of the vaccine will be reviewed every three months.
The country’s Science and Technology Minister Chaudhary Fawad Hussain gave this information in a conversation with the news agency Xinhua. Pakistan has received 1,920 new patients in the last 24 hours. 46 patients have died. Now the total number of cases here has been 5 lakh 21 thousand 211.
The number of deaths in Pakistan crosses 11 thousand The death toll from corona infection in Pakistan has crossed 11,000. The National Command and Operations Center gave this information on Tuesday. Meanwhile, there is also the danger of new variants of the virus in the country.
Most patients were found in January, most deaths also
The vaccination drive may have started in many countries of the world, but the threat of corona has not been postponed. At least the figures are pointing to this. Most corona patients have been found in these 18 days of January and most deaths have also occurred. On 8 January, more than 8 lakh patients were found in the world. Never before had so many patients been found. Similarly, on January 13, a maximum of 16 thousand 537 people lost their lives.