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The daily dose: September 28, 2021

Our Bureau | Updated on September 28, 2021

#Poised for vaccine exports: It’s just as well that India is once again set to produce vaccines for the rest of the world, says Business Line’s edit today.

Vaccine diplomacy returns

#Reopening schools: This needs to be done in a phased manner, starting with primary sections with proper implementation of multi-layered COVID-19 mitigation measures, say experts at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), in a recent article by them.

ICMR experts favour phased reopening of schools with multi-layered Covid mitigation steps

#Fashion recovers: Post the second pandemic wave, the fashion retail segment has begun witnessing recovery trends, according to ICRA. However, it added that the segment is expected to reach pre-Covid level of sales only by the second quarter of FY23.

Covid-frayed fashion retailers seeing sales recovery, says ICRA

# Men dying by suicide: The number of suicides in the adult male population in Mumbai increased during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, revealed information got through the RTI.

Covid-19: Number of suicides by men in Mumbai increased during the pandemic

# Employment, despite Covid: Nine organised sectors of the economy appear to have weathered the Covid second wave well, employing 3.08 crore in the April-June quarter, which is 29 per cent higher than the 2.37 crore people they had on their rolls in 2013-14 (according to the sixth Economic Census).

Weathering Covid second wave, nine sectors employ 3.08 crore in Q1

# High-five: India on Monday administered over one crore doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, crossing the mark for single-day vaccinations for the fifth time. Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra led the tally.

Covid-19 vaccination: India administers over 1 crore daily doses for the fifth time

Published on September 28, 2021

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