SunstarTV Bureau: Whereas the cases are increasing around the world, there has been a steady and continuous decline in new cases in India since mid-September, informed Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary, Union Health Ministry in a press briefing today.
Today the active cases in the country are less than 4 lakh. It is less than 4% of the total number of cases. Case positivity rate is decreasing, further added Rajesh.
“Once we get a green signal from our scientists, we’ll launch massive production of the vaccine. We’ve made all the preparations & drawn an outline to ramp up production of vaccine & to make it available to each & every person in shortest possible time,” said the Health Minister.
Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech have applied to Emergency Use Approval. Prime Minister Nrendra Modi has interacted with all vaccine manufactures and scientists. 6 vaccine candidates in clinical trial stage in India, informed the Minister.