COVID-19 vaccination drive

COVID-19: Haryana reports highest vaccine wastage followed by Assam, Rajasthan

As per the Ministry, Haryana reported 6.49 vaccine wastage, followed by Assam with 5.92 per cent, and Rajasthan with 5.68 per cent.

published on : 11th May 2021

PepsiCo Foundation partners SEEDS to set up COVID care centres, launch vaccination drive

As part of the initiative, extensive awareness drives will also be organised across various states to promote vaccination amongst the population at large. 

published on : 3rd May 2021

Over one crore COVID-19 vaccine doses available with states, UTs: Govt

More than one crore COVID-19 vaccine doses or 1,06,19,892 doses are still available with states and UTs, the ministry said.

published on : 28th April 2021

Mass crowding, chaos at Thiruvananthapuram vaccine centre as people kept waiting for hours

Three elderly people fell unconscious and unruly scenes broke out at the centre at the Jimmy George Indoor Stadium

published on : 26th April 2021

Crowd seen outside closed vaccination centre in Mumbai

"Due to unavailability of stock, the BKC COVID vaccination centre will be non-functional temporarily untill further orders," read a poster stock outside the centre.

published on : 9th April 2021

Centre asks all its employees aged 45 years and above to get themselves vaccinated

The government has been monitoring the situation very closely, and based on the strategy adopted for prioritising the groups for vaccination to contain the spread of COVlD-19.

published on : 6th April 2021

India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage near 8-crore mark

The Ministry said that eight States account for 60 per cent of the cumulative vaccine doses given so far. Maharashtra alone accounts for 9.72 per cent of the total doses given in the country.

published on : 5th April 2021

Over 2.4 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered so far across India

83.76 per cent of the new cases are from Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.

published on : 10th March 2021

India becomes fastest country to reach 4 mln COVID-19 vaccination mark

In the last 24 hours, 1,88,762 healthcare workers were vaccinated across 3,845 sessions. 76,576 sessions have been conducted so far.

published on : 3rd February 2021

Nepal launches COVID-19 vaccination drive with vaccines gifted by India

Dr Sagar Rajbhandari, director of Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku was the first among the front-line workers to receive the jab, according to Health Ministry sources.

published on : 27th January 2021

88 vaccine stores, 2767 cold chain points: Karnataka gears up to battle COVID

The two largest storage facilities are in Bengaluru and Belagavi, followed by five regional spaces in Chitradurga, Kalaburagi, Dakshina Kannada, Mysuru and Bagalkot.

published on : 10th January 2021

IMA asks its members to participate in COVID-19 vaccination drive

India's drugs regulator had recently approved Oxford COVID-19 vaccine Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute, and indigenously developed Covaxin of Bharat Biotech for restricted emergency use

published on : 8th January 2021

CAPFs asked to prepare for providing assistance in waste disposal during COVID-19 immunisation

The medical waste that will be generated during this drive includes syringes, vials, cotton swabs, wrappers, gloves, sanitiser bottles and some other medical equipment.

published on : 29th December 2020