Top
Begin typing your search above and press return to search.
exit_to_app
reservation and equality
access_time 2021-05-08T13:33:17+05:30
Who can save Congress from redundancy?
access_time 2021-05-10T13:19:13+05:30
Why Eid celebration is so important to Muslims
access_time 2021-05-13T06:01:09+05:30
Departure of a revolutionary
access_time 2021-05-12T11:01:26+05:30
Our front-line battle will continue, tirelessly
access_time 2021-05-11T10:59:10+05:30
jail
access_time 2021-05-10T16:23:32+05:30
DEEP READ
Who can save Congress from redundancy?
access_time 2021-05-10T13:19:13+05:30
Iran and the revival of JCPOA
access_time 2021-04-23T13:21:09+05:30
A model mosque in Gujarat
access_time 2021-04-12T17:13:34+05:30
Towards a digital emergency?
access_time 2021-02-27T14:50:41+05:30
The slaughter of democracy in Puducherry
access_time 2021-02-24T11:27:21+05:30
Populist Fascism
access_time 2021-01-31T17:19:29+05:30
exit_to_app
Homechevron_rightIndiachevron_rightIndia reports 14,256...

India reports 14,256 new COVID-19 cases, over 3 lakh vaccinated in a single day

text_fields
bookmark_border
India reports 14,256 new COVID-19 cases, over 3 lakh vaccinated in a single day
cancel

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry data on Saturday reported that India's COVID-19 vaccination drive, which began on January 16, has covered nearly 14 lakh people already. The mission of administering the two-dose jab accelerated to over three lakh people per day yesterday, according to the Union Health Ministry's data.

The average number of vaccinations per day during the past week has been 1,98,656, data collated till yesterday showed. A total of 13,90,592 persons were vaccinated to date and 3,47,058 persons vaccinated on a single day.

"Total number of samples tested up to 22nd January is 19,09,85,119 including 8,37,095 samples tested yesterday," said ICMR.

On January 16, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched India's massive Covid-19 vaccination drive using two vaccines namely Covishield and Covaxin. While the former was developed by researchers at Oxford University in collaboration with pharma major AstaZeneca, Pune-based , The Serum Institute of India has been manufacturing it in India.

Wheras, Covaxin is being produced by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research.

In phase 1 of the inoculation drive, set to be completed by July, one crore health workers followed by 2 crore frontline workers will get the vaccine. In the next one, besides those aged above 50, Prime Minister Modi and all Union and state ministers and lawmakers are likely to get jabbed.

Show Full Article
TAGS:COVID19 Covid 19 updates Vaccine Pfizer Covid Vaccines 
Next Story