In a major achievement, nearly 30 lakh vaccine doses were administered on Day 1 of ‘Tika Utsav’, pushing the cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country to cross 10.45 crore, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday.
India reported 40,715 new COVID-19 cases, 29,785 recoveries, and 199 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday.
With this, the total cases mounted to 1,16,86,796 including 3,45,377 active cases and 1,11,81,253 total recoveries
While showing concern over the health of the agitating farmers who are camping on Haryana-New Delhi borders in Sonipat, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday announced that COVID-19 vaccination camps have been set up at the Kundli border for virus containment.
Moderna has begun testing its COVID-19 vaccine on children and infants between the ages of six months and 12 years old in a study, as the pharmaceutical company seeks to expand approval for its vaccine to children, the company said on Tuesday.
Legendary country singer Dolly Parton has received her first dose of the coronavirus vaccine.
The 75-year-old singer took to Twitter and posted a photo and video of herself at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center getting the injection from a medical professional.
Coronavirus vaccines might be available in the open market by end of the year only when prime targeted people are covered and there is an equivalence of supply and demand, said Dr Randeep Guleria, Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after receiving the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will launch the pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive on 16th January, 2021 at 10:30 AM via video conferencing