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

After eight days of Covid-19 vaccination drive, greater than 15 lakh healthcare employees have been vaccinated throughout the nation, stated 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,” stated Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare in a press release.

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

Whole 11 individuals have been hospitalized up to now. 0.0007% individuals have recorded hospitalisation towards vaccinations. In final 24 hours, one individual has been hospitalized at Authorities Hospital, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh who was vaccinated on 20 January, 2021.

“Whole 6 deaths have been reported up to now. Within the final 24 hours, one individual aged 56 years who was a resident of R/o Gurugram, Haryana has died. The autopsy confirms that Cardio-pulmonary illness was the rationale for her loss of life and it was not associated to vaccination. None of those 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,” stated the ministry.

Along with 12 states at present utilizing Covaxin, seven extra states can 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 stated.

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