Coronavirus India Highlights: The Bengal govt has made it mandatory for passengers travelling in flights from Maharashtra, Kerala and 2 other states to produce a negative Covid-19 report, PTI reported.
Earlier today, announcing the next phase of India’s vaccination drive, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar Wednesday said that people above the age of 60 and those above 45 years with co-morbidities will be vaccinated from March 01 at 10,000 government and over 20,000 private vaccination centres. The vaccine will be given free of cost at govt centres, he said.
India reported 13,742 new Covid-19 cases and 104 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to data released by the Union Health Ministry. With this, the country’s total caseload has risen to 1,10,30,176, while the death toll has surged to 1,56,567. The total number of active cases is now at 1,46,907, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease is now over 1,07,26,702, the Ministry said.