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Centre Plans To Procure 20 Cr Covishield, 1 Cr Zydus RNA Vaccine Doses In September
Centre Plans To Procure 20 Cr Covishield, 1 Cr Zydus RNA Vaccine Doses In September

Stating that there is no shortage of vaccines in the country, the source said that the Centre is capable of supplying as many vaccine doses the states need, in real-time without any delay.

WHO Congratulates India For Administering 75 Cr Vaccine Doses
WHO Congratulates India For Administering 75 Cr Vaccine Doses

The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late on Monday night. More than 67 lakh (67,04,768) vaccine doses were administered till 5:30 pm on Monday.

Over 74 Cr COVID Vaccine Jabs Administered In India
Over 74 Cr COVID Vaccine Jabs Administered In India

The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare workers getting inoculated in the first phase. Vaccination of frontline workers started on February 2.

Unvaccinated May Be 10 Times More Likely To Die From COVID19: US Study
Unvaccinated May Be 10 Times More Likely To Die From COVID19: US Study

The findings showed that the currently available Covid-19 jabs provide strong protection for most people against hospitalisation and death, even during the delta surge. However, higher hospitalisation and death rates are observed in older age groups, regardless of vaccination status.

Focus On 60+, Administer 2nd Dose To Eligible Persons: Centre
Focus On 60+, Administer 2nd Dose To Eligible Persons: Centre

Bhushan also discussed the details of the states and UT's balance stock of 0.5 ml syringes, vaccination coverage among special groups (Transgender Persons, Persons with Disabilities, PWI and Prisoners), Covid vaccination coverage among women particularly pregnant and lactating.

COVID Vaccination: Odisha Govt Targets To Complete Inoculation Drive By December 2021
COVID Vaccination: Odisha Govt Targets To Complete Inoculation Drive By December 2021

"All districts have been ordered to prioritize administering second jabs to the beneficiaries. Odisha government has set a deadline for vaccinating all teachers and non-teaching faculties by September 5 for which dedicated vaccination centres have been set up to fulfil the purpose."

Odisha Govt Asks Collectors To Ramp Up Covid-19 Vaccination To Achieve 3.5 Lakh Daily Target
Odisha Govt Asks Collectors To Ramp Up Covid-19 Vaccination To Achieve 3.5 Lakh Daily Target

In order to achieve daily target of 3.5 lakh inoculations, Odisha health department has asked Collectors, Municipal Commissioners, CDM&PHOs to improve the pace of Covid-19 vaccination.  

COVID Vaccination: PM Modi Hails 'Momentous Feat' Of Administering Over 1 Cr Vaccines In A Day
COVID Vaccination: PM Modi Hails 'Momentous Feat' Of Administering Over 1 Cr Vaccines In A Day

India administered more than 93 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses on Friday, the highest ever in a single day, the Union health ministry said in a statement.

Reducing Gap Between Two Doses Of Covishield Is Being Considered: Sources
Reducing Gap Between Two Doses Of Covishield Is Being Considered: Sources

The government in May had further extended the gap between the two doses of Covishield from 6-8 weeks to 12-16 weeks and said the decision to increase the gap was based on scientific evidence.

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Over 54 Cr COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered So Far

Cumulatively, 19,45,18,646 people in the 18-44 age group across all states and union territories have received their first dose and 1,51,14,678 have received their second dose since the start of phase-3 of the vaccination drive, it said.

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Over 50 Cr COVID Vaccine Doses Administered In India

The ministry said 22,93,781 beneficiaries in the age group of 18-44 years were administered the first dose, while 4,32,281 received the second dose of the vaccine on Friday.

BMC Claims Cent Percent Covid 19 Vaccination In Bhubaneswar
Over 49 Crore COVID19 Vaccine Doses Administered In India

Cumulatively, 16,92,68,754 people in the 18-44 age group have received the first dose and 1,07,72,537 have been administered the second dose of the vaccine since the start of the third phase of the nationwide inoculation drive, the ministry said.

BMC Claims Cent Percent Covid 19 Vaccination In Bhubaneswar
BMC Claims Cent Percent Covid 19 Vaccination In Bhubaneswar

Additional Commissioner, BMC, Laxmikant Sethy said that the civic body had covered a wide range of beneficiaries including those from rural areas on the outskirts of the town. Huge number of outsiders keeps commuting to the city regularly. “No one has been ignored,” he added.

Centre Gives Rs 1,828 Cr To States For Fight Against COVID-19
Centre Gives Rs 1,828 Cr To States For Fight Against COVID-19

India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 46 crore on July 30. Cumulatively, 46,15,18,479 vaccine doses have been administered through 54,94,423 sessions, as per the data of the Health Ministry.

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Over 45.55 Cr COVID Vaccine Doses Administered In India So Far

Cumulatively, 14,66,22,393 people in the age group of 18-44 years across all states and Union Territories have received their first dose and 76,51,261 their second jab since the start of phase three of the vaccination drive.

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COVID Vaccination: All 18+ Beneficiaries Will Get Vaccinated By Dec 2021, Says Govt

Two vaccines, namely Covishield manufactured by the Serum Institute of India and Covaxin manufactured by Bharat Biotech, that have been granted permission for restricted use in emergency situation by the national regulator are being procured by the central government for free supply to states/UTs.

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COVID 3rd Wave Unlikely To Be As Severe As 2nd Wave; Vaccination, Apt Behaviour Crucial To Minimise Effect

"We need to understand that new variants will emerge one after another but, we need to have focus on protective solution instead of running behind every new variant."

Daily COVID Cases Down 79%, Active Cases 65%: Health Ministry
Daily COVID Cases Down 79%, Active Cases 65%: Health Ministry

More than 1.05 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with states and union territories while over 47,43,580 doses are in the pipeline and will reach them within the next three days, the Union health ministry said on Tuesday.

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Odisha Issues Guidelines For Covid-19 Vaccination At Workplaces

With a view to accelerate the inoculation drive, Odisha government has issued fresh guidelines to facilitate vaccination at both private and government sector workplaces in the state.

COVID19: States, UTs To Get 46L More Vaccine Doses In 3 Days
India To Produce 259Cr Covid-19 Vaccine Doses By Year-End

Centre is making all efforts to ramp up vaccine production in the country and exuded confidence that by December the monthly production of Covid vaccines will go up to 59 crore doses.

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Drive-In, Doorstep Vaccination Cancelled Across Odisha; 'May Cause Vaccine Shortage'

No more drive-ins, no more doorstep Covid-19 vaccination of elderly in Odisha. The State government on Wednesday asked the district collectors and municipal commissioners to stop drive-in and doorstep vaccinations.

Sputnik V Arrives In India: Phase 3 Trial Clear & Transparent, Claim Russian Scientists
Sputnik V Arrives In India: Phase 3 Trial Clear & Transparent, Claim Russian Scientists

Sputnik V production will begin in July and it is estimated that 15.6 crore doses will be manufactured,” said Dr VK Paul, NITI Aayog Member (Health).

Bhubaneswar: BMC To Begin Vaccination On Wheels At 3 More Areas
Bhubaneswar: BMC To Begin Vaccination On Wheels At 3 More Areas

The city municipal corporation on Monday informed that it has identified 3 more sites to begin drive-in vaccination of people just like the initiative which is begin carried out at the Esplanade Mall.

India Can Achieve 'Herd immunity' After October, But COVID19 Vaccination Needs A Boost: SBI Report
India Can Achieve 'Herd immunity' After October, But COVID19 Vaccination Needs A Boost: SBI Report

India would be able to achieve herd immunity only after October, and the country needs to drastically scale up its vaccination drive, a SBI Ecowrap report said on Friday.

India Supplied Over 58 Mn COVID Vaccine Doses To 70 Nations: Govt
India Supplied Over 58 Mn COVID Vaccine Doses To 70 Nations: Govt

New Delhi: The Indian government has supplied as many as 70 nations with over 58 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines so far, parliament was informed on Tuesday. In a reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, said 583.85 lakh vaccine doses have been […]