GUWAHATI: Assam health, finance and education minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma took to Twitter on Friday to share details of the COVID-19 vaccine stock in the state.
minister Sarma stated as of now, Assam has a stock of 3.25 lakh doses of Covishield and 2 lakh doses of Covaxin.
Another batch of one lakh Covaxin doses will also arrive in the state soon.
The minister urged all eligible persons to get their vaccine.
“As of now we have the following stocks: 1.Covishield ~ 3.25 lakh dose 2.Covaxin ~ 2 lakh dose Another batch of about one lakh Covaxin dose will arrive in a day or two. I request everyone eligible to please go in for your vaccination,” sarma tweeted.
As of now we have the following stocks:
1.Covishield ~ 3.25 lakh dose
2.Covaxin ~ 2 lakh dose
Another batch of about one lakh Covaxin dose will arrive in a day or two.
I request everyone eligible to please go in for your vaccination. #IndiaFightsCorona
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) April 16, 2021
According to a health bulletin issued by National Health Mission (NHM) on Thursday, a total of 12,75,383 people have so far received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine across the state, while 2,75,072 people got the second dose.
Assam on Thursday recorded 499 fresh COVID-19 cases. The new infections took the caseload to 2,22,367.
The COVID-19 death toll in the state rose to 1,123 after one more person succumbed to the disease.
*Summary of 15/4/2021*
*Today’s Total 499*
*Overall Positivity Percentage (499 cases out of 18323 test done = 2.72%)*
*Kamrup(M) 255* pic.twitter.com/qVEznywF2P
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) April 15, 2021
The fresh fatality was reported from Kamrup Metropolitan district.
The NHM said that 1,347 more COVID-19 patients have died till now, but the state government”s Death Audit Board has not included them in the tally of deaths caused by coronavirus as they had other ailments too.
The state currently has a total of 3,613 active cases, the bulletin said.
— NHM_Assam (@nhm_assam) April 15, 2021