Covid 19 Vaccine India update: On January 16, India recorded the highest number of Covid vaccination and the numbers are more than many other countries, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a statement.
Covid 19 Vaccine India update: The Day 2 of Covid 19 vaccination in India witnessed 17,072 beneficiaries being vaccinated in six states (Image- UNICEF India)
Covid 19 Vaccine India update: Covid-19 vaccination in India enters the third day and so far 2.24 lakh individuals have been administered Coronavirus vaccines Covidshield and Covaxin against the highly contagious disease. All states and Union Territories (UTs) won’t hold Covid-19 vaccination today as the Central government has advised them to plan COVID19 vaccination sessions four days a week. Out of the 2.24 lakh Covid-19 vaccine receivers, a total of 447 Adverse Event Following Immunization (AEFI) have been reported on January 16 and January 17. Of these AEFIs, three individuals required hospitalisation.
On January 16, India recorded the highest number of Covid vaccination and the numbers are more than many other countries, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a statement. The Day 2 of Covid 19 vaccination in India witnessed 17,072 beneficiaries being vaccinated in six states. These states are Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, and Tamil Nadu.
Meanwhile, the Maharashtra government has decided to resume the vaccination drive for Covid-19 in the state from tomorrow. The state could not begin the vaccination drive on Saturday after technical glitches were reported in the application of Co-WIN (Covid Vaccine Intelligence Network) application that has been designed to keep a digital record of the people who have been vaccinated.
Meanwhile, on Sunday, a meeting was held between the Central government and all states and UTs for review of progress, identification of bottle-necks, and to plan corrective actions as the vaccination program moves ahead.