Delhi: Centre flags anomalies in identification of vaccine beneficiaries

B.C.’s COVID-19 updates for April 5

Combined, this results in a four-day case count of 4,040 new cases, for a total of 104,061 cases in British Columbia to date.

"Various inputs have been received from different sources that in some of the COVID-19 vaccination centres (CVCs), some ineligible beneficiaries are being registered as HCWs and FLWs and are getting vaccinated in complete violation of the prescribed guidelines", Bhushan said.

As of Monday morning, Butler Memorial Hospital was treating 18 patients for the coronavirus, with five COVID patients in the ICU.

There were no new local cases at schools in Starke County and Pulaski County.

"All of the measures that can control COVID-19 are the best measures to deal with the variants".

In Douglas County, 8,776 out of the 8,971 cases are inactive or beyond the infectious period, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health, meaning 195 cases are active.

By race, 70.2% of county residents who've had COVID-19 are white, 25.4% are unknown or not specified, 2.6% are Black, 1% are listed as other, 0.7% are Asian and 0.1% are American Indian.

He said provincewide, intensive care units are about 77 per cent full, and there's more capacity available in surge beds as well.

The provincial health officer released figures on Monday showing a jump of nearly 1,000 active cases of the disease each day over the past few days, with 8,490 people now sick.

Covid-19 cases are rapidly increasing due to negligence of people. There are now 103 active cases, according to the university's dashboard. There are 588 active cases of COVID-19 variants, or seven per cent of all active cases.

Health officials have pointed to emerging evidence that on top of being easier to spread, B.1.1.7 and P.1 can cause more severe illness, including in younger people.

To pre-register for Hays County's COVID-19 vaccine waitlist visit haysinformed.com/covid-19.

Khairy said several proposals would be tabled at a meeting of the Special Committee on Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee (JKJAV) with the Human Resource Ministry tomorrow, including asking employers to allow workers to go for their vaccination appointment.

Those numbers are expected to increase sharply in coming weeks with people age 50 and up becoming eligible last Thursday, and people age 16 and up becoming eligible April 15.

To date, almost 770,000 eligible British Columbians - or one in six - have received their first dose of vaccine, and more than 87,000 have received their second dose.

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