In connection with Kawar Yatra, the export claimed that the risk of spreading Covid-19 infection is higher in Kanwar yatra than in the Maha Kumbh Mela as the number of devotees undertaking the yatra is likely to be significantly higher than those who attended Kumbh . Visitor numbers for Kanwar yatra in previous years ranged between 2 crore and 5 crore, The Times of India reported.
Meanwhile, the national capital is struggling to vaccinate the population, with the government claiming it has less than a day’s supply of vaccines left as more than 1.31 lakh doses were delivered on Friday.
According to the CoWIN portal, 79,626 doses of vaccine were administered Saturday, bringing the total number of doses administered in the national capital to 88,90,766, of which 20,76,571 were second doses.
South Korea has posted the highest number of new daily Covid-19 infections ever in 24 hours, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency has said, on a third consecutive day of record high new infections. For the first time, corona measures in Seoul and neighboring regions are being tightened to the strictest possible level.
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