Bengaluru students also rejoice over 100 crore Covid vaccine drive, having contributed to the milestone
Nair added that in some cases, second doses were administered, while in others first doses were given to beneficiaries.
With the administration of 79,12,202 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage almost touched 94 Cr as per provisional reports till 7 am on Saturday.
However, the Centre expressed concern over the slow pace of Covid vaccination in 7 states where less than 60% of the population is covered with at least one dose.
The police have arrested a woman on charges of assaulting a healthcare worker on duty and also objecting to the latter from discharging the same.
Director of Family Welfare and nodal officer of Covid vaccination Dr Bijay Panigrahi said the immunisation has been ramped up across the State after the rise in allocation of vaccines by the Centre.
Inadequate supply of vaccines continues to hamper the vaccination drive in Tamil Nadu.
Since the start of the pandemic, Iran has recorded nearly 4 million COVID-19 cases and more than 91,000 deaths, the highest numbers across the Middle East.
Earlier, Subramaniam chaired a meeting with representatives of 117 private hospitals from Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, and Salem.
The district received around 31,000 doses of Covid vaccines after the vaccination drive was suspended four days ago due to a shortage of doses.
Shortage of Covid-19 vaccine forced the Odisha government to stop vaccination in 16 districts on Thursday.
So far, 1.10 crore people in the state got the first dose and 27.29 lakh the second dose since the Covid-19 vaccination programme began on January 16.
The delta variant has increased from 2.7% of all cases in May to 9.7% this month, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Young IAS officer in MP whose leaked private group chats alleged corruption seeks deputation to Maharashtra
The young bureaucrat had made a stinging criticism of senior bureaucrats, writing, "Of course who's who in bureaucracy are mere Nero's Guests these days."
The Telangana government is of the view that the Centre, instead of strengthening the States’ hands in their fierce battle against Covid-19, is hampering their vaccination drives.
The 'vaccination on wheels' initiative was launched by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation on Thursday in cooperation with the Health and Transport departments of the West Bengal government.