States most affected by Corona infection in the country Some relief news from Maharashtra Has come. Corona cases have come down in 15 districts of the state. State Health Minister Rajesh Tope said this on Tuesday evening. The districts which have seen reduction in cases include Mumbai, Aurangabad, Thane, Nashik, Raigad, Nagpur, Latur, Amravati, Nanded, Dhule, Bhandara, Nandurbar, Osmanabad, Chandrapur and Gondia. Health Minister Tope said that about 18.5 lakh vaccine doses, including 13.58 coviculd and 4.89 lakh covacine, have been ordered as part of vaccination preparations for the age group of 18 to 44 years in the state. He told that 9 lakh more doses have been found for those above 45 years of age. As of Monday, there were only 25 thousand doses left for this age group, due to which vaccination had to be stopped at some places.
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Tope also talked about the availability of Russian vaccine Sputnik V. It is worth mentioning that Sputnik V was approved for use in India in the month of April. The first batch of 1.5 lakh doses of this vaccine reached Hyderabad on Saturday. According to the Russian envoy, production at its local level will also begin soon. Health Minister Tope said that Russia’s vaccine will be available after the price is clear. Last month, there were reports that the price of a dose of Russian vaccine could be $ 10, which is about 750 rupees. He also discussed about the supply of oxygen and the plan to increase the supply of useful medicines like Remdesivir in the treatment of corona.
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He said that last week, the global tenders have been invited for the purchase of 10 lakh vials of Remdesivir, 40 thousand oxygen concentrators, 25000 metric tons of oxygen and other medicines and it has received good response. He said that 150 oxygen generation plants will be set up at the district level, the aim is to make every district self-sufficient in terms of oxygen supply. The daily corona cases in Maharashtra have decreased in the last few days. More than 60 thousand Corona cases were coming here for the last few days, but on Tuesday, 51,880 cases were registered in the state. There has also been a decrease in cases in the capital Mumbai, 2,554 new case reports reported here in the last 24 hours, the lowest number of cases in a day since March 17.
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