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Update on COVID-19 Vaccination

India - Press Information Bureau

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

More than 15 lakh Healthcare Workers Vaccinated across the country

1,46,598 beneficiaries vaccinated till 6 pm on 8th day of vaccination drive

Only 0.0007% people have recorded hospitalization against vaccinations

A training of Immunization Programme Managers of 13 foreign countries using Indian Vaccines conducted by MoHFW

Posted On: 23 JAN 2021 7:31PM by PIB Delhi

The countrywide COVID-19 vaccination program was conducted successfully on the eighth day as well.

The cumulative number of healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID19 has crossed 15 lakh today. A total of 15,37,190 beneficiaries (till 6 pm today) vaccinated through 27,776 sessions, as per the provisional report. 3,368 sessions were held till 6 pm today.

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

S. No. State/UT Beneficiaries vaccinated
(provisional data)
1 A & N Islands 530
2 Andhra Pradesh 11,562
3 Arunachal Pradesh 525
4 Bihar 12,165
5 Chandigarh 345
6 Chhattisgarh 8,138
7 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 83
8 Daman & Diu 189
9 Delhi 6,111
10 Goa 615
11 Gujarat 22,063
12 Haryana 9,188
13 Himachal Pradesh 3,935
14 Jammu & Kashmir 1,820
15 Karnataka 3,669
16 Kerala 6,012
17 Ladakh 157
18 Lakshadweep 81
19 Maharashtra 21,751
20 Manipur 396
21 Meghalaya 158
22 Mizoram 322
23 Odisha 14,892
24 Puducherry 381
25 Punjab 8,968
26 Rajasthan 7,900
27 Tamil Nadu 4,642
All India 1,46,598

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 R/o 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.

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. 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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MV/SJ

(Release ID: 1691661)



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