A wave of Covid Pandemic:
The wave of Covid-19 has taken many people under its shadow. The rush for getting vaccinated and the prevention of this virus have prevailed. The government primarily launched the Co-WIN portal for the booking of vaccines. People found booking slots a bit difficult due to some glitches. So the government has come forward and implemented a new plan for booking the vaccine slots through WhatsApp. This book vaccine slots in WhatsApp has been a great step by the Health Minister, Mansukh Mandavia.
How to book Vaccine slots through WhatsApp?
Mansukh Mandavia, Health minister said that booking of vaccine slots has now become simple through WhatsApp. He said that one can follow the below simple steps to book his/her slots through WhatsApp:
1. Send ‘Book Slot’ to MyGovIndia Corona Helpdesk on Whatsapp.
2. Verify OTP
Follow this link to send the message to MyGovIndia wa.me/919013151515, he wrote with this link.
Get your Vaccine Certificate through WhatsApp in a couple of Minutes:
Earlier, this year, the Health Minister, Mansukh Mandavia also have taken out a way through Whatsapp to get your certificate there as now it has become of utmost importance to have your certificate while you are traveling as it has become mandatory. Since the Co-WIN portal sometimes faced crashes and also some glitches, we decided to step ahead, he said. All you need to do is, Type and Send a ‘Covid Certificate’ in the number +91 9013151515, Verify the OTP and get your Certificate in a fraction of seconds on Whatsapp itself.
Aim for Vaccination Drive:
Amid the pandemic, the government has set a target to vaccinate 108 crore adults so far and they have vaccinated 58.8 crore adults till date. In between the country also had to face a shortage of Vaccines due to which the drive slowed but it has come back with the same pace and also the vaccines for children below 18 years are to be bought soon. Tests for effective vaccines are ongoing and soon the government will bring the vaccine for 18 years and below.
Booking of Vaccination slots has commenced from WhatsApp too. Now you can book your Vaccine slots from WhatsApp if you face any glitches in the Co-WIN portal as many are facing the same for a long. Mansukh Mandavia, Health minister has bought up this update recently relieving lakhs and lakhs of people.
1st Cases In Andhra, Chandigarh; India’s Omicron Count Now 38: 10 Points
Omicron cases are increasing and there are cases of Covid-19 variant in Delhi, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat.
There are fresh Omicron patients risen to 38 as 1 each in Chandigarh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala.
Top news related to Omicron
There was the first case in Nagpur, Maharashtra. A 40-year-old man came back from South Africa via Delhi. He was tested positive at the airport on December 6.There was the 18th case of omicron on December 11 and 12.In Kerala’s Ernakulam, a patient returned from the UK via Abu Dhabi and tested positive for Omicron. Till then, he was home quarantined and his family members and other passengers were home quarantined. A 20-year-old who came from Italy tested positive. A man who returned from Ireland to Andhra Pradesh was tested positive for Omicron. Maharashtra has the maximum number of cases.The ICMR unit in Assam has developed a new testing kit to detect Omicron in two hours.The WHO warned the nations of the Asia Pacific region to boost healthcare capacity and full vaccinate their people.
The Omicron strain is considered to be highly transmissible and it has spread to almost 59 nations.
India’s Harnaaz Sandhu crowned Miss Universe 2021
Harnaaz Sandhu, a 21 year old from India, represented India at the 70th Miss Universe 2021 which was held at Eilat, Israel.
In 2000, Lara Dutta won the title of Miss Universe.
She was presented the crown by Andrea Meza, the former Miss Universe of 2020 from Mexico which was live-streamed all across the world.
The first runner up was from Paraguay and second runner up was from South Africa.
About the Miss Universe event
In the top three rounds, the contestants were asked what advice would you give to young women watching on how to deal with the pressures they face today?
Harnaaz Sandhu answered this question amazingly. She said the biggest pressure the youth of today is facing, is to believe in themselves. To know that you are unique makes you beautiful. Stop comparing yourselves with others and let’s talk about more important things that are happening worldwide. Come out and speak for yourself, because you’re the leader of your life. You are the voice of your own. I believed in myself and that is why I am standing here today.
Her powerful answer made the beauty top 3 of calling for less talk and more action.
Farmer union to meet the government to decide on further movement
The proposal from the government which addresses the pending issues has been accepted by farmer unions and the farmer union will be meeting the government on Thursday (9th December 2021) at noon.
Farmer union to meet the government and decide further movement
The farmer union, SKM (Samyukta Kisan Morcha) accepted the government proposal which addresses the pending issues of farmers.
It was on Tuesday (7th December 2021) when the central government sent the draft to the farmer union which is a five-member committee. Sources have indicated that once the final draft of the proposal agreed by both the parties is received by the union, the farmers’ protest which started on 26 November 2020 will end.
The issues listed in the draft were Surety on Minimum Support Price, withdrawal of the draft Electricity Amendments Bill, 2020/2021, withdrawal of criminal cases against the farmers, and also compensation for the families of farmers who died during the protest.
The SKM said that they will be meeting the government at Singhu Border on Thursday at noon to come up with a formal decision and later end the protest.