The survey by NGOs Save the Children and Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (JPAL) also showed that even poor and illiterate people were aware (over 76%)
According to data obtained from the health department, a target to vaccinate 64,387 students has been set and currently, there are 40,000 Corbevax vaccines available.
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The apex court took note of the submission and disposed of a plea which claimed that Aadhaar was being mandatorily insisted upon for administering COVID-19 vaccination on the CoWIN portal.
Charminar ACP G. Biksham Reddy said copies of Aadhaar cards, vaccination certificates, mobile phones and other material were seized from the accused.
It also said that a new utility feature has been introduced under Raise an Issue and through this, beneficiary can revoke the current vaccination status from fully vaccinated to partially vaccinated.
The civil surgeon, Dr Vibha Kumari Singh, however, said she had taken the vaccine jabs only thrice as per rules.
It also issued directions to notify the new containment zones if the cases have been reported in a particular area or locations.
India on Monday started vaccinating children aged 15 to 18 against the coronavirus, even as the country recorded 33,750 new Covid-19 cases and 123 deaths in the last 24 hours.
Though the government document did not clarify on the type of vaccine to be available as the third dose for beneficiaries, officials said that it will be the same vaccine as the two doses before.
Before executing the plan, data from other countries on children vaccination should be analysed, said Dr Rai.
Justice PV Kunhikrishnan dismissed the petition with a hefty cost of one lakh rupees to be paid by the petitioner to the Kerala State Legal Services Authority.
Meanwhile, 19,96,727 people (74.30% of the eligible beneficiaries) have received their second dose as well.
The warning comes as the world faces a new surge in cases driven by the highly infectious omicron variant.
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"I can close my eyes while watching TV. But my certificate is my private space," submitted the petitioner.