India has inoculated greater than 16 lakh healthcare and frontline staff until January 24, in 9 days because the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination programme started, in accordance with authorities information which additionally mentioned that greater than 31,000 healthcare staff have been vaccinated in 5 states on Sunday.

“31,466 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 7.30 pm today in these States viz. Haryana (907), Karnataka (2,472), Punjab (1,007), Rajasthan (24,586) and Tamil Nadu (2,494). 693 sessions were held till 6.30 pm today,” the discharge additional mentioned.

Karnataka leads the general tally, with 1,91,443 beneficiaries getting the Covid-19 vaccine, in accordance with authorities information. The different main states are Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Telangana. All these states have vaccinated over one lakh folks.

The authorities information additionally mentioned that solely 10 Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFIs) have been reported until 7.30 pm on Sunday.

India was the quickest to manage Covid-19 vaccine doses to 1 million folks, reaching the milestone in simply six days. The United Kingdom took 18 days whereas the United States took 10 days to succeed in the a million mark, in accordance with the Union well being ministry.

The ministry additional mentioned on Sunday that India’s lively instances of Covid-19 stand at 1,84,408 which contains 1.73 per cent of the whole instances.

With 15,948 recovered instances in a span of 24 hours (until Sunday morning), a web decline of 1,254 instances has been recorded within the whole lively caseload throughout the identical interval.

Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal account for 75 per cent of the whole lively instances within the nation.

Seven extra states will probably be administering the indigenously-developed Covaxin from subsequent week, the well being ministry had mentioned on Saturday.

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) had earlier this month permitted Oxford Covid-19 vaccine Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, and Covaxin of Bharat Biotech for restricted emergency use within the nation, paving the best way for a large inoculation drive.


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