India COVID vaccination

Opposition should introspect over their 'irresponsible' remarks about Covid vaccination drive: JP Nadda

Over 2.5 crore people were vaccinated on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 71st birthday on September 17, setting a world record in vaccination.

published on : 20th September 2021

'Will decide after public health goals are met': India on exporting vaccines

Responding to a question at a press briefing, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said every country works with an aim of keeping its people, economy and social system safe.

published on : 3rd September 2021

UNICEF to provide India with 160 million syringes for vaccination against COVID-19

Under an agreement, UNICEF India will procure re-use prevention (RUP) syringes from manufacturers across the world through a global tendering process.

published on : 26th August 2021

India logs 25,467 new COVID-19 cases, 354 deaths; vaccination tally nears 59 crore mark

The active cases were the lowest in 156 days, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 97.68 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the Health Ministry said.

published on : 24th August 2021

Over 58 crore Covid vaccine doses administered, Maharashtra inoculates over 10.96 lakh people in day

The ministry said 20,88,547 beneficiaries in the age group of 18-44 years received the first dose and 7,36,870 were administered the second dose of the vaccine on Saturday.

published on : 21st August 2021

India has administered more than 56.57 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses: Centre

Over 48 lakh (48,81,588) doses have been administered on Wednesday as per the 7 pm provisional report.

published on : 18th August 2021

Cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses in country cross 55 crore: Government

The Health Ministry also said 31,44,650 first doses and 5,22,629 second doses were administered in the 18-44 age group on Monday.

published on : 16th August 2021

India to not be vaccinated by end of this year, cocktail vaccines not advisable: Cyrus Poonawalla, SII

He also said that after taking the two doses, people can take the third dose after six months of the second dose as a booster dose.

published on : 13th August 2021

COVID-19: 38,353 new infections in last 24 hours, active cases lowest in 140 days as vaccination tally nears 52 core mark

The active cases comprise 1.21 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate stands 97.45 per cent, the Health Ministry said.

published on : 11th August 2021

Fall in COVID-19 jabs casts doubts on vaccination target by year-end

An analysis of the vaccination data shows that the average daily vaccination for July has remained about 40 lakh largely because of about 65 lakh jabs being administered on July 3.

published on : 11th July 2021

We expect vaccinated Indians to be treated on par with those inoculated in EU: MEA

Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Greece, Iceland, Ireland and Spain are among the countries allowing travel by people who have taken Covishield vaccines, the sources said.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Important to continue momentum, says PM as India's vaccination drive crosses 32 crore mark

Over 3.77 crore Covid vaccine doses have been administered in the last six days, the government said in a statement after a high-level review meeting held by Modi with top officials.

published on : 26th June 2021

'Today's record-breaking vaccination numbers gladdening': PM Modi as over 85 lakh get Covid jabs

The previous single-day record was of over 48 lakh on April 1. In June so far, India saw an average vaccination of around 31 lakh per day.

published on : 21st June 2021

India reports 62,224 COVID cases, 2,542 new fatalities; vaccination crosses 26 crore mark

The active cases further declined to 8,65,432 comprising 2.92 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 95.80 per cent.

published on : 16th June 2021

India records 60,471 new COVID cases, lowest after 75 days; vaccination figures near 26 crore mark

The active cases further declined to 9,13,378 comprising 3.09 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 95.64 per cent.

published on : 15th June 2021
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