Salman Khan Is To Tackle ‘Vaccine Hesitancy’ Among Muslims In Maharashtra, Know Full Story Inside!!

Maharashtra Public Health Minister Rajesh Tope addressed the vaccine hesitancy among “Muslim-dominated areas” in the state. The government approached Salman Khan and is planning to take his help in tackling this problem.

Rajesh Tope said, “There is still some hesitancy in the Muslim-dominated areas. We have decided to use Salman Khan and religious leaders to convince the Muslim community to take the vaccine.” Moreover, he stated, “Religious leaders and film actors wield great influence, and people listen to them.”Salman Khan receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine - The WeekTalking about vaccination, the health minister said that 10.25 crore doses have been administered till now. Furthermore, he said that by the end of November, all the eligible people would get the dose.

While discussing the third wave, Rajesh Tope said that, according to experts, a pandemic has a seven-month cycle and, because of large-scale vaccination, the severity of the next wave has been reduced. It’s important for people to follow COVID protocols and get themselves vaccinated.

Talking about COVID cases in the state, Maharashtra has registered 886 COVID cases and 34 death fatalities. This has taken the COVID cases to 66,25,872 and the death toll to 140,336. On Monday, the state registered 686 COVID cases and 19 deaths.Maha Govt to approach Salman Khan to promote vaccines among Muslims According to the health department, seven districts and civic bodies did not register any COVID cases in the last 24 hours. Mumbai has become the city to report the highest number of cases, with 213 new infections. The city is followed by Pune with 96 cases.

The reports state that 948 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours, bringing the recovery count to 64,69,739. According to the statistics, there are 11,847 active cases in the state. Now, the recovery rate is 97.64 percent, and the fatality rate is 2.12 percent.

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