Amid the rising variety of COVID-19 instances throughout the nation, the Chhattisgarh authorities has written to the Centre to incorporate journalists within the nation-wide vaccination drive, Chhattisgarh well being minister TS Singhdeo knowledgeable on Friday.
He additional knowledgeable that as many as 4,617 new instances had been reported on Thursday, the best ever recorded within the state.
“The Chhattisgarh government has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to include journalists in the COVID-19 vaccination drive,” he informed ANI.
“Eight cases of N440K COVID-19 strain found in the state till now. Yesterday, the state reported 4,617 new cases, the highest till now. Around 3,000 Intensive Care Units and oxygen beds are available in private and government hospitals,” he mentioned.
He additional knowledgeable that the state was making efforts to keep up the goal of vaccinating over 2 lakh folks every day.
There are at present 28,987 lively coronavirus instances in Chhattisgarh, as per knowledge from the union well being ministry. So far, 3,20,613 recoveries and 4,204 deaths have been reported within the state.