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Immunity drive paces in Jaipur as state receives 4.6 lakh vaccination doses on Monday

Around 31.13% of Rajasthan's population has received at least the first dose of COVID vaccine.

The state of Rajasthan replenished its vaccine stocks with the arrival of a new consignment on Monday, consisting of about 4.6 lakh vaccine doses. With this, the state has received around 49 lakh vaccine doses in July, actively pushing its vaccination campaign across all districts. With the arrival of the new consignment, the immunity programme in Jaipur has also been scaled. Until now up to 32,97,240 doses have been administered in the capital city.

Special vaccination session for workers in Triveni Nagar

The Health Department in Jaipur revived the vaccination programme for about 115 labours, who were left without a jab in the previous session held for them. The CMO of Jaipur -I informed that the vaccination teams reached the Triveni Nagar areas and administered the COVID shot to the workers near the nullah.

Meanwhile, the COVID vaccination drive in Rajasthan is charting a stable rise with the timely restocking of vaccine doses, bolstering the public immunity ahead of the anticipated 'third wave'. As per official reports, around 31.13% of the population in the state have received at least the first dose of the COVID vaccine as yet. Of this, around 8.5% are fully immunised.

Additionally, the health department has also started to cement the medical infrastructure in rural areas to further solidify resistance to the virus spread. As per the state of the Health Minister, the state has also started to equip more than 18,000 medical institutes here with modern tech facilities and related equipment. Besides, the testing and screening potential in the state has also been increased to 1.5 lakhs tests per day.

Flights rescheduled & public movement hampered at Lucknow Airport due to heavy rainfall

Various districts across Uttar Pradesh have been experiencing continuous rainfall since early morning on Thursday

Various districts across Uttar Pradesh, including capital city Lucknow, have been experiencing heavy rainfall since Thursday morning. The rainfall was followed by hailstorms in some areas of Lucknow. While the incessant rainfall and the waterlogging caused due to it, hindered movement on the roads throughout the day, public movement and flight schedule has also been impacted at Lucknow's Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport. As per reports, various inbound flights to Lucknow stand rescheduled, cancelled or diverted from their usual route amidst the current weather condition.

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The new data centre will come up in Noida's Sector-28

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