A report has suggested that hesitancy against Covid-19 vaccine is currently at its lowest in India. The report suggests that only seven per cent of adults in the country are averse or hesitant to get inoculated against Covid-19. Around 46% of unvaccinated citizens plan to take their first dose soon.
The report also states that it is heartening to know that awareness about vaccine inoculation is also on the rise and citizens are becoming more responsive to get themselves jabbed against this Corona infection.
Low hesitancy against Covid-19 vaccine strengthens fight against corona
With such good news on the horizon that hesitancy against Covid-19 vaccine is at its lowest, this has definitely given spurt to the fact that vaccination drive in the country has been boosted.
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The vaccination drive in the country has been progressing at a robust pace. India has so far administered 92.53 crore doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. As many as 6.93 crore doses are still available with the states/UTs.
As the vaccination drive picks up the pace, the total number of administered doses is set to cross the 100-crore milestone in the next few days. This achievement and more that will be gained in the fight against corona is a result of the fact that hesitancy against Covid-19 vaccine at its lowest now. This attitude of the people to fight the disease with a strong will has helped in speeding up the vaccination drive against corona.
Even new Covid-19 cases continue to fall
The number of new Covid-19 cases and deaths continues to fall. India has been reporting below 30,000 new Coronavirus infections for the past 12 days in a row. Deaths linked to Covid-19 complications have also remained below 300.
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However, any laxity in maintaining appropriate Covid-19 behaviour during the ongoing festive season will reduce the gain India has achieved so far in its fight against the pandemic, warned experts. The government has urged people not to lower the guard and wear masks, follow Covid-19 restrictions, and avoid crowding during the festive celebrations as it might further trigger a spike in Coronavirus infections. Several states/UTs have already issued fresh Covid-19 guidelines and re-imposed restrictions ahead of the festivals.