COVID19: 15L Healthcare Workers Vaccinated across the country

The countrywide number of healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID19 has crossed 15 lakh on January 23. A total of 15,37,190 beneficiaries on January 23 vaccinated through 27,776 sessions, as per the provisional report. 3,368 sessions were held till 6 pm Friday.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  23 Jan 2021 5:31 PM GMT
COVID19: 15L Healthcare Workers Vaccinated across the country

Hyderabad: The countrywide number of healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID19 has crossed 15 lakh on January 23. A total of 15,37,190 beneficiaries on January 23 vaccinated through 27,776 sessions, as per the provisional report. 3,368 sessions were held till 6 pm Friday.

1,46,598 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 6 pm Friday, the eighth day of nationwide COVID19 vaccination. Final reports would be completed for the day by late tonight.

123 AEFIs have been reported till 6 pm on the eighth day of the vaccination drive.

Total 11 persons have been hospitalized so far. 0.0007% people have recorded hospitalization against vaccinations. In last 24 hours, one person has been hospitalized at Government Hospital, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh who was vaccinated at 20th Jan 2021.

"Total 6 deaths have been reported so far. In the last 24 hours, one person aged 56 years who was a resident of resident Gurugram, Haryana has died. The Post-mortem confirms that Cardio-pulmonary disease was the reason for her death and it was not related to vaccination. None of these deaths have been causally linked with COVID-19 vaccination," said Manohar Agnani, Additional Secretary, Union Health Ministry

A training of Immunization Programme Managers of 13 foreign countries (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brazil, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Seychelles & Sri Lanka) using Indian Vaccines was conducted by MoHFW covering all aspects of vaccine roll-out spread over 2 days.

In addition to 12 states currently using Covaxin, seven new States would be administering Covaxin from next week – Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab & West Bengal. The orientation of all Programme Managers of these 7 States was conducted today by ICMR & MoHFW covering all aspects of implementation protocols.


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