While the nationwide common for the primary dose administration among the many healthcare employees (HCWs) was 82%, the nationwide common for second dose amongst HCWs was solely 56%, according to the Health Ministry. Punjab, Maharashtra, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Assam had a protection under the nationwide common on this facet.
For frontline employees (FLWs), the nationwide common of first dose protection was 85% however the nationwide common of second dose protection was solely 47%, and 19 States/UTs had reported second dose protection of FLWs lower than the nationwide common.
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After 75 days, metropolis’s test positivity drops under 5%
For the primary time because the second wave of COVID-19 started, the test positivity fee (TPR) in Chennai on Wednesday dropped below the 5% mark. With 32,168 exams carried out and 1,345 instances reported, the TPR was 4.2%.
The final time the TPR was under 5% was 75 days in the past within the final week of March. The metropolis was then reporting round 700 to 900 instances a day, whereas the exams carried out have been simply round 15,000.
From the second week of April, the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) step by step started to extend the exams whilst instances shot up and the TPR went past 20%. Since the second week of May, the exams finished day by day constantly crossed the 30,000 mark.
COVID-19 outbreak closes lodge hosting G7 summit delegation
A lodge, which British media reported was being utilized by members of Germany’s delegation to a Group of Seven summit in England, has closed as a result of members of staff examined positive for COVID-19, its homeowners stated on Thursday.
The Pedn Olva lodge in St Ives, a seaside city adjoining to the placement of the three-day G7 leaders’ assembly in Cornwall, southwest England, had shut quickly on recommendation from well being officers and the native authority, the homeowners stated.
Among the visitors have been safety staff for the German delegation and a media staff working for a U.S. broadcaster, Sky News reported.