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Dr. Harshvardhan has expressed concern over the rising cases of Covid-19 in the country

Newdelhi:9/4/21:Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Harshvardhan has expressed concern over the rising cases of Covid-19 in the country. He said, the casual approach and laxity of the people towards Covid-19 has resulted in a sudden spike of fresh cases.

While chairing the 24th Group of Minister meeting on COVID-19 today, Dr Harsh Vardhan assured that all the facilities required to tackle rising cases are maintained well. He informed that over 15 thousand dedicated health care facilities are functional in the country and there are over 18 lakh beds for Covid patients.

On the vaccination front, the Minister said, India is inoculating at a faster rate so far and over nine crore 43 lakh doses of vaccines have been administered. He said, in last week, over 43 lakh doses were given to various priority groups in a single day which is the highest in the world. He said, six crore 45 lakh doses of vaccines have been exported to 84 countries by India so far.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.
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