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PIB’S BULLETIN ON COVID-19

Posted On: 21 MAY 2021 1:31PM by PIB Delhi

     

 

 

  • Nationwide Cumulative Vaccination Coverage exceeds 19 Crore
  • India Conducts Highest ever 20.61 Lakh Tests in the last 24 hours; Sets Another New Record
  • Daily Positivity Rate Declines to 12.59%
  • Countrywide “AYUSH COVID -19 Counselling Helpline” is now operational

 

 

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PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU

MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND BROADCASTING

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

 

 

 

Nationwide Cumulative Vaccination Coverage exceeds 19 Crore

  • India Conducts Highest ever 20.61 Lakh Tests in the last 24 hours; Sets Another New Record
  • Daily Positivity Rate Declines to 12.59%
  • Daily Recoveries Outnumber Daily New Cases for 8th Consecutive Day
  • Less than 3 Lakh daily New Cases for five successive day

For Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1720526

 

Countrywide “AYUSH COVID -19 Counselling Helpline” operationalized

The toll-free number is 14443. The helpline is operational pan-India from 6 am to 12 midnight-all seven days of a week.Through the helpline 14443, experts from different streams of Ayush, namely Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani & Siddha would be available to address queries of the general masses. These experts would not only be providing counselling and feasible remedies to the patients but would also guide them about the availability of nearby Ayush facilities.

For Details : https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1720519

 

Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA) Issues Advisory to States/Union Territories to Review Existing Facilities for Vulnerable Groups Taking into Account Second Wave of Covid-19
 

The Governmenthas been giving high priority on preventing and combating crimes against vulnerable sections of society, including women, children, senior citizens and Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes, and as well as for putting in place institutional mechanisms for preventing and countering human trafficking.

Taking into account the impact of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic particularly on vulnerable groups, the MHA has again reiterated to States/ Union Territories to focus on vulnerable sections, especially children who may have been orphaned due to loss of parents due to COVID-19. The MHA has asked States/Union Territories to undertake an immediate review of existing facilities for vulnerable groups, especially for children who have been orphaned, senior citizens who may require timely assistance and support (medical as well as safety and security), and members of the Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes who may need guidance to access Government support facilities.

For details; https://www.pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1720544

 

 

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