Due to the effective measures taken by the Chhattisgarh government to control and prevent corona infection, the situation of infection in the state is continuously improving. Right now the rate of infection in the state has come down to only 1.29 percent. At the same time, the recovery rate has now increased to 98 percent. The deaths due to corona are also stopping. During the last one week, 76 people have died, including 34 patients with comorbidities.
In the state, 74 lakh 33 thousand 759 vaccines have been administered so far (till June 17) including the first and second doses of vaccine against corona. At present, 19 lakh 42 thousand 890 vaccines are available for citizens above 45 years and one lakh 79 thousand 580 for the age group of 18 to 44 years in the state.
In 25 districts of the state, the infection rate is currently between 0.28 percent to 2.89 percent. Only 3.03 percent in Korba, 3.46 percent in Gariaband and 4.59 percent in Bijapur have higher infection rates than this. The deaths due to corona have also come down significantly. During the last week, only 7 deaths have been reported across the state on June 11, 15 on June 12, June 13, 6 on June 14, 17 on June 15, 8 on June 16, June 12 and June 17.