Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on current COVID situation & More

Amid the ongoing second wave of COVID-19, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan addresses the media about the current COVID crisis. The active case count has now seen a significant dip and currently stands at 35Lakh. The decline has been witnessed for the first time since April 21, and the daily COVID case tally has also fallen down below the 3L mark in the country. In the last 24 hours, India reported 2.81L fresh COVID cases and the positivity rate currently stands at 17.88%. Dr Harsh Vardhan further shares an update on the status of vaccine procurement, given that several states have come out and stated that due to the lack of availability of vaccines, they are forced to shut down the vaccination centres in the state. Watch to know more.