Indore daily COVID-19 cases fall below the 30 mark, state's avg TPR now stands at 1.05%
Witnessing a decline in daily COVID-19 count, the Indore district on Friday registered 29 fresh COVID-19 cases and zero deaths. A total of 6,921 samples were tested in Indore, out of which 29 tested positive for COVID-19 positive. None of the areas has reported more than 10 cases leaving no active hotspots in the district. As of now, the number of areas with positive cases have remained below 50 for the fifth day in a row.
Gair festival likely to be celebrated after two years
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As a consequence of constantly falling daily cases, the test positivity rate in the district also witnessed a steep decline. The Indore District Administration (IDA) is optimistic that the annual procession Gair will be safe to hold on March 22 after being cancelled for two years in a row due to the threat of infection.
District collector Manish Singh informed that the administration has no order from the government to put a stop to upcoming festivities. This centuries-old tradition, where thousands of people gather outside the Rajwada was about to get documented in a film in the year 2020. However, the Coronavirus outbreak resulted in the halting of the documentary production for an indefinite period.
Vaccination drive underway
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The Health Department has continually been administering precautionary doses in the district. In addition to that, teenagers from ages 15 to 17 are also being vaccinated. A total of 3,636 vaccine doses were administered on Friday, taking the total vaccination count to 65,54,266.
Meanwhile, a total of 28,17,436 vaccine doses were administered nationwide, taking the total national vaccination count to, 177.32 crores. The information related to vaccination centres is easily available on the social media handles and websites of the District Administration.
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