The ministry also said that ICMR will launch sero surveys at the national level to assess the spread of COVID-19 and all states/UTs should also be encouraged to conduct them so that information is collected from all geographical areas. Can go
“Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will conduct national sero surveys to assess the spread of COVID and states/UTs should also conduct them to obtain all geographical information,” it said.
The ministry said that the daily new Covid-19 cases in India have registered a decline of around 78 per cent since the highest daily number of cases was reported on May 7.
It also said that the weekly Covid-19 positivity rate has come down by 74 per cent as the highest such rate was recorded between April 30 and May 6 at 21.6 per cent.
The Center underlined that breaking the chain of transmission ensures less pressure on health infrastructure and better quality of care.
On the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) denying Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for Bharat Biotech’s Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin, the Health Ministry said, “We respect each country’s regulatory system, but its There will be no impact on India’s vaccine program. ”
(with inputs from agencies)