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These many Indians have tested Covid+ after taking second vaccine shot

Apr 21, 2021 19:15 IST | By Editorji News Desk

The government has shared data of the number of people who tested positive for novel coronavirus after receiving the second dose of Covid-19 vaccines.


As per the data given by the health ministry, more than 21,000 tested positive after first dose of either Covishield or Covaxin, while over 5,500 tested positive after second dose.

The ministry said about 0.04% of people tested positive after second dose of Covaxin and 0.03% after second dose of Covishield.


The ministry released a slew of comparative data, showing that the severity, virulence and demography of the victims in the ongoing second wave of Covid-19 are about the same as the first wave.

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said 146 districts reported Covid-19 positivity rate of more than 15 per cent, while 274 districts reported case positivity between 5 and 15 per cent.

 

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