The statement puts the number of hospitalized patients at 318 people, 96 of whom are in intensive care. Gov. Gavin Newsom said during a visit to San Diego on Friday that California expects to receive 2.4 million total doses this week - a 33 percent spike from two weeks ago.
There were five additional deaths in Pennsylvania reported Monday and just under 3,000 new cases. There are now 103 active cases, according to the university's dashboard.
Fletcher said he expects the county to reach the 2 million milestone much faster than it reached 1 million, partly because of increased supply and partly because a solid infrastructure of more than three dozen clinics is in place.
But he pushed back against public pressure to implement stronger measures to control the spread of these variants.
Phase 2 of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme, covering senior citizens, persons with disabilities (PwDs) and those with chronic diseases, will begin on April 19 in eight states, said Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.
The expanded eligibility comes as over 1.7 million people in New Jersey have been fully vaccinated, marking 38% progress to a goal of 4.7 million fully vaccinated adults by June 30, Murphy wrote.
Centre asked the Delhi administration to immediately issue a show cause notice to VIMHANS regarding such wrong practices which violate Covid-19 vaccination norms, and seek a written explanation from them within the next 48 hours.
On Tuesday morning, the province's online vaccine registration portal is set to go live. But the number of cases of the P.1 variant continues to rise, with a total of 737 now confirmed.
Challenged Monday about why the province isn't releasing more data on where the variants are spreading, Dix declined to provide specifics.
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. "It's indoor spaces - indoor events, in some cases ... indoor spread within households", he said.
The local health department reported that 9,071 females and 8,266 males in Hays County have been diagnosed with COVID-19. He said Covid-19 testing facilities are available at 63 centers across the state. There are 704 COVID-19 patients in hospitals in Monday's report, compared to 621 patients on Monday, March 29. People can also book through a Service BC location.
"I think I will feel less scared when I am at work", said Hernandez, adding that she was feeling no side effects shortly after her shot on Sunday.
Health officials also urged British Columbians to stay home for the holiday weekend, but mayors in some tourist destinations said over the weekend that they were noticing an influx of visitors.
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He has consistently refused to push for more drastic lockdowns used in other countries, calling such tactics "authoritarian". The province set records two days in a row last week, with 1,018 cases reported for Friday and 1,072 cases Saturday.