Bihar will get more than 16 lakh doses of Corona vaccine in this month. Health Minister Mangal Pandey said the state will get 11.89 lakh doses of Covishield and 4.14 lakh doses of Covaxin. Mr Pandey said the vaccination for 18 years and above will begin soon. Meanwhile, 62 thousand 402 people took the vaccine yesterday. Over 72 lakh 28 thousand 280 people have been vaccinated in the state so far.
The state witnessed a record number of 13 thousand 789 fresh cases were reported in the state yesterday. 82 deaths were also reported. With this, casualties have gone up to two thousand 642. The positivity rate has gone over 14 percent. Patna reported three thousand 24 positive cases, the maximum in the state, followed by one 969 in Gaya.
The active cases have crossed one lakh eight thousand. Over three lakh 73 thousand patients have recovered from the infection so far.