Vaccination drive

Covid vaccination: Centre flags unutilised doses, asks states to achieve target

So far, the figures show that nearly 72 per cent of the population has now been partially vaccinated while about 27 per cent of the population were given both doses.

published on : 10th October 2021

'Quantitative restrictions' on export of three categories of syringes to boost Covid vaccination

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.  

published on : 9th October 2021

One-fourth of eligible population in India is now fully vaccinated, says Centre

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.

published on : 30th September 2021

Telangana on vaccination spree in past 2 weeks, rural areas drive growth

An analysis of the Cowin dashboard shows that the trend is mostly driven by vaccination numbers in rural Telangana after the drive began on September 16.

published on : 30th September 2021

Post-PM Modi's birthday special 'lasika mela', COVID vaccine drive in Karnataka drops by over 90%

As per the COWIN dashboard, Karnataka stands seventh in the country, in terms of total doses administered.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Covid Vax drive: Odisha to cover all by December

Odisha on Monday had administered the highest 4.16L vaccine doses

published on : 22nd September 2021

TN's Covid vaccination drive pace hit by short supply

Even as Tamil Nadu successfully conducted mega vaccination camps against Covid-19 in September, administering 1.08 crore doses in just 20 days,

published on : 22nd September 2021

Woman assaults health worker during Covid vaccination drive in Hubballi

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.

published on : 19th September 2021

Cannot order door-to-door COVID vaccination in this diverse country: Supreme Court

The bench said, 'The vaccination programme is already underway and this court is monitoring the situation in suo motu proceedings'.

published on : 8th September 2021

'Even the floods didn't deter us': Top Bihar official on state's new COVID vaccination record

In a mega vaccination drive launched to achieve the target of "six crore people in six months", the health department has set up several vaccination sites across Bihar, including flood-hit areas.

published on : 1st September 2021

Odisha plans single dose Covid vaccine to all eligible beneficiaries by December 2021

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.

published on : 1st September 2021

Supply constraints mar TN’s Covid vaccination drive

Inadequate supply of vaccines continues to hamper the vaccination drive in Tamil Nadu.

published on : 17th August 2021

In Iran, slow COVID-19 vaccinations fuel anger in unending pandemic

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.

published on : 11th August 2021

Single-dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine gets Indian drug regulator nod

J&J has tied up with Hyderabad-based Biological E for the global supply chain network, hoping to supply its Covid-19 vaccine Janssen through extensive collaborations and partnerships.

published on : 8th August 2021

Centre projects 78 crore Covishield, Covaxin doses to be available by October 

The total vaccination figures have crossed the 50- crore mark but the population fully covered with two doses remains just about 11 crore.

published on : 8th August 2021
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