The Delhi government will honour Manish Kumar, the first person to get vaccinated in the national capital on Saturday.
On Day 3, though number of beneficiaries was less than 50%, vaccination count rose
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According to an official, about 65-70 per cent students turned up for classes in government schools on day one, while in private school the attendance was less than 50 per cent.
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Even as we had started to breathe somewhat easy about Covid, the country is being threatened by avian influenza or the bird flu.
The reopening was much needed for children from economically weaker sections,” said Mitilesh Kumar, parent of a class 12 student.
Despite online classes, for hundreds of Delhi government school students, the first class of the academic year 2020- 2021 will begin from Monday.
For seven months last year, I worked at a Covid-19 ward at the Lok Nayak Hospital.
Samples of all international passengers, who undergo RT-PCR test on arrival at the Delhi airport and are found positive, will be sent to this genome sequencing lab.
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain had said that a total of 36 government hospitals and 53 private hospitals will have a vaccination site each.
About 600 centres will be set up in the first phase, for which work is underway in full swing, the officials said.
At present, 51 people, including those who recently returned from the UK and their contacts, have so far tested positive for COVID-19.
As part of the first phase, about three lakh healthcare workers and nearly six lakh frontline workers will get the vaccine.