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Covid Vaccination Drive: 1,65,714 people vaccinated; No post-vaccination causalities

New Delhi: On the first day of the vaccination drive against Covid 19. at least 1,65,714 healthcare and frontline workers were vaccinated across the country, informed the Additional Health Secretary.

“Total vaccinators involved across India were 16,755. Total beneficiaries vaccinated across India–1,65,714. Covid 19 vaccination drive was successful on Day 1. No case of post-vaccination hospitalisation reported so far”, informed Manohar Agnani, Additional Secretary of the Central Health Ministry.

He further said that the Covishield was supplied to all states and Covaxin to 12 states for the vaccination drive. “The Serum Institute of India produced Covishield was supplied to all states and UT’s. Bharat BioTech’s Covaxin was supplied to 12 states. Total 3,351 sessions were held across the country with both the vaccines, said the Health Ministry on vaccine roll-out”.

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