1 crore daily Covid vaccines by August: Centre

New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday said by July or early August, there will be enough COVID-19 vaccine to inoculate one crore people a day.
It also said mixing vaccines is not a protocol till further update and there is no change in the schedule of the two-dose Covishield and Covaxin vaccines.
Specifying norms for opening districts, the Centre said the Covid positivity rate should be below 5 per cent for a week, over 70 per cent vulnerable population should be vaccinated and there should be community ownership to implement Covid-appropriate behaviour.
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It said the positivity rate is less than five per cent in 344 districts and 30 states have reported a decline in active COVID-19 cases since the last week.
There has also been an almost 69 per cent decline in Covid cases since the peak recorded on May 7, the Centre said.
—PTI

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