Covid-19 vaccination

Change in COVID vaccination policy: Jabs at private centres to turn costlier from May 1

Vaccine manufacturers would make an advance declaration of the price for 50 per cent supply that would be available to state governments in the open market before May 1.

published on : 21st April 2021

India becomes fastest country to administer 13 crore COVID vaccine doses: Health ministry

The US took 101 days to administer 13 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine, while China took 109 days to cross the same number, it said.

published on : 21st April 2021

Over 12 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in 92 days in India

Cumulatively, 12,26,22,590 vaccine doses have been administered through 18,15,325 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am.

published on : 18th April 2021

Tika Utsav: Three states administered more than one crore vaccinations, says Centre

The vaccination festival from April 11-14 saw intense vaccination activity with 29,33,418 doses being given on April 11, and another 40,04,521 jabs administered the next day, government said.

published on : 15th April 2021

'Empty boasts, rhetoric won't succeed against COVID-19': Chidambaram targets Centre

He further slammed the government for celebrating vaccination drive as a 'festival' (utsav) and asked what it is -- a celebration or a war.

published on : 12th April 2021

Vaccination to resume at 62 private hospitals in Mumbai on Monday as Maharashtra recieves fresh doses

In Mumbai, 49 civic and government-run institutions are designated as vaccination centres while 71 private hospitals have the facility to administer the anti-COVID 19 vaccines.

published on : 12th April 2021

COVID-19 vaccination drive halted at 178 centres in Uttarakhand

The vaccines stock in four districts of Dehradun, Chamoli, Nainital, and Tehri had exhausted on Saturday due to which the booths suspended the vaccination drive.

published on : 11th April 2021

'Tika Utsav beginning of second big war on COVID': PM's message to country amid spiralling cases

In a statement, he urged people to keep four things in mind, including 'each one, vaccinate one', 'each one, treat one' and 'each one, save one'.

published on : 11th April 2021

'Tika Utsav' from Sunday amid rising COVID cases; aim to vaccinate maximum eligible people

Several states such as Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are gearing up with appeals being made to eligible people to get themselves vaccinated during the duration of the 'Tika Utsav'.

published on : 11th 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

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
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