Now, passengers will submit their biometrics and other details through this app and it will remain stored for all the flights he or they will take at the Delhi airport’s Terminal 3.
The 45-year-old vendor, Sanjay Rana, is concerned over the complacency which has set in among the public, and says not many of those eligible for the booster shot are coming forward to get the jab.
A criminal case has been registered against the vaccinator, who is said to be a nursing student engaged by the health department to vaccinate the children.
The initiative would be implemented at government Covid-19 vaccination centres for 75 days from July 15 to September 30, 2022, said the order issued to all central government ministries/departments.
Nadda said that India on July 17 crossed the historic 200 crores Covid vaccination mark as a big achievement for the country.
'Red alert for child health': 25 million kids missed routine vaccinations in 2021 because of COVID pandemic
Scientists said low vaccine coverage rates had already resulted in preventable outbreaks of diseases like measles and polio.
States, UTs asked to hold special Covid vaccination camps; Centre puts emphasis on second, precaution doses for Sputnik V recipients
Being implemented in a 'mission mode', this special Covid vaccination drive is part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations.
As part of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebrations, free precaution doses of COVID-19 vaccines will be administered to all citizens above the age of 18 at government vaccination centres from July 15.
The vaccination coverage in the 12 to 15 age group has so far been 65.7 per cent in Cuttack's rural areas and 47.12 per cent in city area.
However, there was no decision on introducing these vaccines in the vaccination programme.
According to officials in the health wing of the Delhi government, people are avoiding getting the precaution dose as they have become careless and relaxed following the fall in cases.
Health minister Ma Subramanian said they were expecting to inoculate 1,45,00,000 people during this mega camp which is the 31st camp the state has conducted since September 12, 2021.
The Covid-19 vaccines protect people of all body weights from hospitalisation and death, according to a study published in the journal, The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, on Friday.
WHO said India would soon mark 2 billion doses, accounting for nearly two-thirds of all vaccine doses administered in the region.
The Centre’s directions came as the country saw a spike in Covid cases.
India has reported 11,793 new cases and 27 deaths due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, per the union health ministry data.
This is a major step toward further increasing the vaccination rate in the capital, after a door-to-door campaign.
With no sign of the US authorities relaxing their rule requiring all visitors to be vaccinated, Djokovic admitted Saturday that Wimbledon, which starts Monday, will be his last Slam of 2022.
Despite the surge in Covid-19 cases sparking some concern, Delhi residents have not shown much enthusiasm to get the booster shot.
Addressing a 'Duaiya' function here late on Sunday evening, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed his good wishes to those "chosen by God for this extraordinary opportunity".