NITI Aayog member Dr. VK Paul said Tuesday that the center wants to reassure that data on two Covid-19 vaccines show they are “safe”. He added, “The hesitation about the vaccine should end.”
Amid low turnout for health care workers in the first two days of the coronavirus vaccination campaign, Delhi Health Minister Satindar Jain said the exercise is voluntary and the government cannot compel anyone.
Meanwhile, India reported 10,064 new cases, taking the number to 1,05.81,837. This is the lowest daily number in seven months. The death toll in the country increased by 137 to 1,52,556. The daily death toll is the lowest in about eight months. The number of active cases in India has reached 2,00,528. While the number of recoveries reached 1,02,28,753.
Globally, the coronavirus has infected more than 9.55 crore and killed more than 20.39 thousand, according to John Hopkins University. More than 5.26 crore people worldwide have recovered from infection.
The National helpline number For coronavirus it is 011-23978046 and the toll-free number is 1075.