North East COVID-19 update 22nd January 2021
The North-East on Friday reported two more live from Manipur and 40 fresh case. The active case reduced to 3,180 after 134 patients were discharged.
World’s largest vaccination drive underway
Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, world’s largest vaccination drive underway in the country, is making India Atmanirbhar. The Prime Minister was speaking while interacting with beneficiaries and vaccinators of Covid-19 drive from Varanasi via video conferencing.
Modi thanked beneficiaries and vaccinators of Covid-19 for instilling confidence in people regarding India’s vaccination programme. The Prime Minister said Covid warriors played a major role against the pandemic. Prime Minister said that they have taken a definitive step by inoculating themselves in the first phase of vaccination drive.
He highlighted that it is important for the healthcare workers to vaccinate themselves as it will help them function without any fear. Prime Minister Modi also reiterated that granting emergency use approval for vaccines is not a political decision but a decision that has been taken after several rounds of discussions with doctors and scientists.