COVID 19 Vaccination

SC stays proceedings before Bombay HC on plea related to COVID-19 vaccination

The top court had also sought responses from the Centre and others on the pleas of the SII and Bharat Biotech seeking transfer of the cases from the high courts to the apex court. The top court had a

published on : 9th 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

Uddhav government contests Centre's claim over Maharashtra's vaccine wastage; inoculation drive stopped in Pune and Mumbai

State Health Minister Rajesh Tope contested the figure put out by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on vaccine wastage, saying it was not correct.

published on : 9th April 2021

Vax may halt from Saturday, CM Naveen Patnaik seeks 10 days’ stock from Centre

Raising the issue of acute vaccine shortage during the PM’s meeting with all chief ministers, Naveen said supply issues are set to cripple the inoculation drive in the State.

published on : 9th April 2021

COVID-19: As double mutant looms large over Kerala, experts call for protection of vulnerable communities

Many experts opine that vaccinating a large section of the vulnerable population may be the only way to bring down the severity of an aggressive second wave of the pandemic.

published on : 9th April 2021

'Worst situation': Mumbai's Covid-19 vaccination to halt due to lack of vaccines, says Mayor

This is for the first time that Maharashtra is going through such 'worst situation', the Mayor said, and held the Union government responsible for it.

published on : 8th April 2021

COVID-19: India leads vaccination globally with average of more than 34 lakh doses given per day

Cumulatively, 9,01,98,673 vaccine doses have been given so far through 13,77,304 sessions, according to a provisional Health Ministry report till 7 am

published on : 8th April 2021

'Kejriwal wrote to government urging vaccination for all': Satyendar Jain counters Centre

Modi government on Wednesday wrote to Principal Secretaries of Health and Family Welfare of Punjab, Delhi and Maharashtra, asking them to improve the COVID-19 vaccination drive.

published on : 8th April 2021

After Harsh Vardhan's outburst against Uddhav government, Centre writes to Maharashtra, Punjab and Delhi flagging below-par vaccination

In the letter to Maharashtra, it was said a total of 1,06,19,190 doses have been made available to the state/UT and the total consumption, including wastage, is 90,53,523 doses.

published on : 8th April 2021

As COVID-19 cases rise, several states raise red flag over vaccine shortage 

Amid a rising surge of Covid-19 cases across India, several districts in worst affected states like Maharashtra are complaining of vaccine shortage. 

published on : 8th April 2021

Relaxing age limit for COVID vaccine: Government says aim to protect those most vulnerable

During a weekly press conference, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said many people are asking why the government isn't opening up vaccination for all those aged above 18.

published on : 7th 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

Going the extra mile: Delhi private schools paying for COVID-19 vaccination of their 'Corona Warriors'

While the schools say the drive right now is for staff above the age of 45 years, in accordance with the government guidelines, they will cover their remaining staff too.

published on : 4th April 2021

Five states account for over 43 per cent of total vaccinations against COVID-19

In Maharashtra, 73,54,244 vaccinations have been carried out which alone accounts for 9.68 per cent of the total vaccinations in the country.

published on : 4th April 2021
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