Present appointments for 2nd Covishield dose on CoWin stay legitimate: Govt



The Union well being ministry on Sunday clarified that already booked on-line appointments for second dose of Covishield vaccine will stay legitimate and the identical is not going to be cancelled on Co-WIN platform.


It, nevertheless, stated requisite modifications have now been executed within the Co-WIN digital portal, on account of which additional on-line or on-site appointments is not going to be potential if the interval after first dose date for a beneficiary is lower than 84 days.



The Centre had on Might 13 prolonged the hole between the primary and second doses of Covishield vaccine to 12-16 weeks primarily based on the suggestions by the COVID Working Group chaired by N Ok Arora.


The Authorities of India has communicated this transformation to states and UTs. The Co-WIN digital portal has additionally been reconfigured to replicate this extension of interval for 2 doses of Covishield, manufactured by Serum Institute of India (SII) to 12-16 weeks, the ministry stated.


“Nonetheless, there have been studies in a bit of the media suggesting that individuals who had pre-booked their appointments for the second dose in lower than 84 days

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MCFL This autumn revenue down 38% at Rs 15 crore; income up at Rs 603 crore



Mangalore Chemical substances and Fertilisers Ltd (MCFL) on Saturday reported a 38 per cent decline in its internet revenue at Rs 15.11 crore for the quarter ended March.


Its internet revenue stood at Rs 24.45 crore within the year-ago interval.



Complete earnings, nevertheless, rose to Rs 602.73 crore within the fourth quarter of the final fiscal from Rs 567.82 crore within the corresponding interval of the earlier 12 months, MCFL mentioned in a regulatory submitting.


For the total 2020-21 fiscal, internet revenue elevated to Rs 67.6 crore from Rs 64.7 crore within the earlier 12 months.


Complete earnings fell to Rs 2,170.72 crore in 2020-21 from Rs 2,734.06 crore within the earlier 12 months.

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On Horseback And In Helicopter, Bolsonaro Rallies Base

Far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro rallied his base Saturday, showing on horseback and even in a helicopter flyover, as his recognition dips and he faces harsh criticism for his dealing with of the pandemic which has ravaged his nation.

A whole bunch of vans arrived in Brasilia early within the morning after Bolsonaro put out a name for rallies in a number of cities, which had been meant to collect the nation’s conservative “troopers,” together with farmers and the spiritual proper.




Picture: AFP / EVARISTO SA

Brazil, which has recorded greater than 430,000 Covid-19 deaths and is notching greater than 2,000 extra every day, is the second hardest-hit nation on the earth after the US.

Not like America, nevertheless, it’s going through difficulties in buying sufficient vaccines for its 212 million folks.


Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro waves from a helicopter as he flies over the Brasilia rally on May 15, 2021
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro waves from a helicopter as he flies over the Brasilia rally on Could 15, 2021
Picture: AFP / EVARISTO SA

Bolsonaro, who has referred to as the lethal virus nothing greater than a “little flu” and questioned the efficacy of vaccines, has seen his approval score hit an all-time low of 24 p.c, based on a survey revealed this week by the revered agency

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