People to be made part of the special vaccination drive included nomads, sadhus and saints, prisoners, inmates of mental health institutions, residents of old age homes, and roadside beggars.
In his letter to Harsh Vardhan, CM also urges to actively monitor private coronavirus vaccine manufacturers
Students of a government vocational higher secondary school are helping people register for Covid vaccination, reports Anu Kuruvilla
Upon examination, it has been found to occur largely on account of the vaccinator wrongly marking the citizen as vaccinated, an instance of data entry error by the vaccinator, Centre stated.
Two persons in Cuttack city have received COVID-19 vaccination certificates without getting even a single dose of the vaccine.
Many government facilities also halted the vaccination drive for those above 18 years of age due to shortage in supply.
While Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Jammu and Kashmir among other states and union territories launched the vaccination drive, Karnataka and Odisha made only a symbolic start to it.
The government said the vaccines for the 18-44 age group may be available in states that have coordinated with vaccine manufacturers.
Some experts say the focus on this technological tool creates an urban bias in access and may restrict the flexibility of states while others say that a centralised database will help in many ways
While more than 1.37 crore people registered themselves on April 28, more than 1.04 crore registered by the end of April 29.
The minister said the government will intimate the eligible people after confirmation from Serum Institute of India about the arrival of vaccines.
He also claimed that no state is ready for the rollout of the next phase of vaccination for all adults from May 1.
However, within a few minutes, the server crashed, disappointing many.
Public anger is so palpable that one more thing going wrong would break the camel’s back.
Vaccination phase three: Centre says no glitches on CoWIN platform as over 80 lakh register themselves in three hours
The ministry said that the portal 383 million API hits, initially as high as 2.7 million hits per minute and a total of 1.45 crore SMSs have been successfully delivered.