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
|1||A & N Islands||530|
|7||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||83|
|8||Daman & Diu||189|
|14||Jammu & Kashmir||1,820|
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 â€“ 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.
(Release ID: 1691661)
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