The state health minister T S Singhdeo was earlier not in favour of using indigenous Covaxin until its efficacy was proven through the clinical trial processes.
he barrage of complaints continued even after Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced that a streamlining process would be initiated for better vaccine delivery and crowd management.
The Philippines was among the last Southeast Asian countries to receive its first batch of vaccine due to delivery delays although it has reported more than 576,000 infections.
Each of these 93 centres will have a capacity of 200 beneficiaries and the registrations will be done on the CoWIN app only.
The vaccines will be administered at 10,000 government facilities free of cost and also be offered at 20,000 private facilities where they will be chargeable.
Of the 1,04,49,942 doses administered, Joint Secretary in the Union Health Ministry, Mandeep Bhandari, said 70,52,845 vaccine doses were administered to healthcare workers.
The overall turnout was about 55 per cent in 268 vaccination centres of the national capital. The immunisation drive, which started on January 16, picked up pace in the last one week.
On the first day, around 5,000 police personnel from Hyderabad city police and a 1,000 more from other districts will be vaccinated.
In the last 24 hours, 3,10,604 people were vaccinated across 8,041 sessions. 84,617 sessions have been conducted so far.
The most snowfall to have blanketed America's commercial capital was 27.5 inches, over three days, in January 2016.
the association representatives and other senior police officers explained the hardships of the police due to the conduct of the election and vaccination drive at the same time, to DGP Gautam Sawang.
According to her family members, she fainted and became unconscious on Thursday night, a day after receiving the vaccine.
Conventionally, vaccines have always been thoroughly tested across the population for several years. But the time is different now as governments and institutions were forced to squeeze the timeline.
The number of people vaccinated on Thursday accounted for 81 per cent of the targeted figure of 8,100. 24 people suffered from adverse events following immunisation (AEFIs).
Additional Chief Secretary of Health department PK Mohapatra said the vaccination coverage has been satisfactory as despite one day off the State has covered maximum number of beneficiaries.