New Delhi: Till date about 98.5 lakh beneficiaries have been vaccinated under the Corona Vaccination Program. This includes those who have also received other doses.
According to the Health Ministry, according to the interim report till 6 pm on Thursday, 98,46,523 vaccine doses have been given through 2,10,809 sessions.
These include 62,34,635 health care workers who have been given the first dose and 4,64,932 health care workers who have been given the second dose. Apart from this, 31,46,956 front line workers have got the first dose.
A total of 3,17,190 vaccine doses were given till 6 pm on the 34th day of nationwide Kovid vaccination. Of which, 2,21,425 beneficiaries were vaccinated for the first dose and 95,765 health care workers were given the second dose.
11 states and union territories have vaccinated more than 75% of the registered health care workers for the first dose. These states are – Bihar, Tripura, Odisha, Lakshadweep, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh.
On the other hand, there are seven states and union territories where less than 50% of registered health care workers have been vaccinated. These states are Ladakh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Punjab, Chandigarh, Nagaland and Puducherry.
The 10 states that have received the most immunization are Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Odisha, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh.
Till date, a total of 40 persons have been admitted to the hospital due to adversary effect following immunization, out of which 24 have been discharged. These comprise 0.0004% of the total vaccination. At the same time, there is no news of death due to vaccine.
The nationwide vaccination campaign was started on 16 January, in which the health care worker was first given the vaccine and after that the vaccination for the front line worker started from 2 February.