India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 191.96 crore as of Friday morning. This has been achieved through 2,41,17,166 sessions.
The service may be enabled via open APIs (Application Programming Interface) or No-code webpage integration that Co-WIN has created for private and government service providers to retrieve a person's vaccination status with the responses -- not vaccinated, partially vaccinated and fully vaccinated.
State Chief Secretary Suresh Mahapatra has directed all district Collectors to prepare micro plan at the village and Gram Panchayat levels for intensifying vaccinations.
The country launched vaccination for all people aged more than 45 years from April 1. The government then decided to expand its vaccination drive by allowing everyone above 18 to be vaccinated from May 1.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed happiness over "yet another significant milestone" in the fight against coronavirus.
The Health Minister released a theme song and a film to mark the occasion of achieving 100 cr vaccination milestone. The theme song has been voiced by renowned Padma Shri Awardee Kailash Kher. The Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Dr Bharti Praveen Pawar was also present on the occasion.
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.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said vaccination is the best hope for humanity to emerge from the pandemic successfully and noted that India decided to adopt a completely digital approach for the exercise.
The matter of the alleged hacking of the CoWIN system has now been investigated by the Computer Emergency Response Team of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
The UK as president of the G7 summit has made vaccine supply and support for equitable access, tackling climate change and getting more children into school as central themes of the meeting of the world's leading economies.
If health experts clear anti-Covid vaccine jabs for 17.5-year-olds, then all Class 12 students across the country must be vaccinated before the CBSE exams, said Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday.
The elderly woman named Sheila D’souza, 82, a spinster and retired teacher expressed her desire to a Delhi constable Kuldeep Singh, to help her get vaccinated. Since she is too old and not able to walk properly, Kuldeep Singh took her to the vaccination centre in his arms and got her vaccinated.
The private hospitals shall be used as an extension of government CVC for vaccination of 18-44 years age group only. Vaccine shall be supplied to private hospitals free of cost and they shall be allowed to collect up to Rs 100 per dose from vaccines as service charge
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