Over 15 lakh healthcare workers vaccinated, only 0.0007% hospitalisations so far: Govt

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After eight days of Covid-19 vaccination drive, higher than 15 lakh healthcare workers have been vaccinated all through the nation, acknowledged authorities on Saturday.

“The cumulative variety of healthcare employees vaccinated towards COVID19 has crossed 15 lakh right now. A complete of 15,37,190 beneficiaries (until 6 pm right now) vaccinated by 27,776 periods, as per the provisional report. 3,368 periods had been held until 6 pm right now. 1,46,598 beneficiaries had been vaccinated until 6 pm right now, the eighth day of nationwide COVID19 vaccination. Ultimate studies can be accomplished for the day by late tonight,” acknowledged Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare in a press launch.

123 AEFIs have been reported till 6 pm on the eighth day of the vaccination drive.

Whole 11 people have been hospitalized thus far. 0.0007% people have recorded hospitalisation in the direction of vaccinations. In last 24 hours, one particular person has been hospitalized at Authorities Hospital, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh who was vaccinated on 20 January, 2021.

“Whole 6 deaths have been reported thus far. Within the ultimate 24 hours, one particular person aged 56 years who was a resident of R/o Gurugram, Haryana has died. The post-mortem confirms that Cardio-pulmonary sickness was the rationale for her lack of life and it was not related to vaccination. None of these deaths have been causally linked with COVID-19 vaccination.

“A coaching of Immunization Programme Managers of 13 international international locations, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brazil, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Seychelles & Sri Lanka, utilizing Indian Vaccines was carried out by MoHFW protecting all facets of vaccine roll-out unfold over 2 days,” acknowledged the ministry.

Along with 12 states at current using Covaxin, seven additional states may be administering Covaxin from subsequent week – Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab & West Bengal. “Orientation of all Programme Managers of those 7 States was carried out right now by ICMR & MoHFW protecting all facets of implementation protocols,” the ministry acknowledged.

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