India COVID-19 Vaccination

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

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

After Harsh Vardhan's outburst against Uddhav government, Centre writes to Maharashtra, Punjab and Delhi flagging below-par vaccination

In the letter to Maharashtra, it was said a total of 1,06,19,190 doses have been made available to the state/UT and the total consumption, including wastage, is 90,53,523 doses.

published on : 8th April 2021

Another milestone in India's COVID-19 fight as country administers over 20 lakh vaccine doses in a day

As per Centre, 17,15,380 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 28,884 sessions for first dose and 3,04,343 healthcare workers (HCWs) and frontline workers (FLWs) received second dose.

published on : 9th March 2021

Stepping up vaccine coverage by May end will help check covid spread: Expert

The infection is spreading, most probably after those who were leading protected lives got exposed as they moved out of their homes and mingled with others, G V S Murthy said.

published on : 7th March 2021

COVID-19 vaccination: Non-empanelled private hospitals can give jabs

The states and Union territories were also urged not to store, preserve, conserve or create a buffer stock of the COVID-19 vaccines, the Union Health Ministry said in a statement.

published on : 3rd March 2021

Appealing to eligible ones to take the vaccine, says PM as he takes COVID-19 jab

Sister P Niveda, from Puducherry, administered the made-in-India COVAXIN (Bharat BioTech) to PM Modi.

published on : 1st March 2021

Delhi set for roll-out of second phase of vaccination; private hospitals identified for delivering jabs

In the second phase, people aged above 60 years and those over 45 with comorbidities will be vaccinated.

published on : 27th February 2021

More than 1.37 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered: Government

While the countrywide inoculation drive was rolled out on January 16, vaccination of frontline workers started from February 2.

published on : 26th February 2021

Delhi HC asks Centre if bar bodies can contact firms directly for COVID-19 vaccine to aged lawyers

Justice Prathiba M Singh asked Additional Solicitor General Chetan Sharma and central government standing counsel Anil Soni to seek instructions on the query and inform the court by March 4.

published on : 26th February 2021

Over 1.30 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India so far: Health Ministry

On February 24, the Centre held meeting with all states and Union Territories to review the progress of COVID-19 vaccination drive with a focus on improving pace of vaccination.

published on : 25th February 2021

COVID-19 vaccination: Registration of beneficiaries for second phase to start from March 1

There will also be a walk-in provision for the beneficiaries to get themselves registered at the session sites, the government said on Thursday.

published on : 25th February 2021

Over 1.23 crore healthcare, frontline workers vaccinated against COVID-19: Government

A total of 1,23,66,633 vaccine doses have been administered through 2,63,224 sessions till 6 pm on Wednesday, according to a provisional report.

published on : 24th February 2021

More private hospitals to be utilised for increasing vaccination coverage as tally nears 1.20 crore

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said out of 10,000 hospitals being used for administering the vaccines in a day, 2,000 hospitals are private.

published on : 23rd February 2021
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