Union Well being Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday stated 80 districts within the nation have no longer reported any new COVID-19 case within the final seven days, whilst 47 districts have no longer registered any recent case within the final 14 days.
Throughout a evaluation assembly held with the administrators and heads of Division of Bio-Generation and its 18 self sustaining our bodies and PSUs via video convention, Dr Vardhan stated over 300 districts have no longer reported any an infection up to now, whilst 129 districts with important COVID-19 instances had been declared as hotspots.
“The federal government is that specialize in those hotspot districts to comprise the unfold of the virus,” he stated.
Dr Vardhan, who reviewed the analysis paintings carried out by means of the Division of Bio-Generation (DBT) and its 18 self sustaining our bodies and PSUs, directed them to expedite the improvement of antibody detection kits, real-time PCR based totally detection kits and vaccines for COVID-19 beneath the ”Make in India” programme.
“No recent case has been reported in 80 districts over the past 7 days, whilst 47 districts have no longer reported any new case within the final 14 days. Additionally, 39 districts have no longer reported a case because the final 21 days and 17 districts have no longer registered any new case for the final 28 days,” the minister stated.
Dr Vardhan additional stated the ICMR has ramped up the checking out features considerably, whilst the DBT is supporting analysis on vaccine construction.
The Union well being minister additionally reviewed the present standing of the COVID-19 surveillance in Delhi alongside LG Anil Baijal, Delhi Well being Minister Satyendar Jain, MCD Commissioners, DMs and DCPs of all districts of Delhi, Central/State and District surveillance officials and heads of presidency hospitals by way of video-conferencing.
The dying depend because of COVID-19 rose to 937 and the selection of instances climbed to 29,974 within the nation on Tuesday, in keeping with the Union Well being Ministry.