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50% of eligible Indians administered first dose of vaccine, says Union Health Minister Mandaviya

More than 61 crore COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered within the nation as of Thursday, tweeted Union Health minister Mansukh Mandaviya. He added that India has achieved a milestone as fifty % of eligible Indians have been inoculated with the primary dose of the Covid vaccine. 

“India achieves unprecedented milestone! 50% of the eligible population inoculated with the first dose of #COVID19 vaccine. Keep it up India, Let us fight Corona,” tweeted the well being minister. 

Meanwhile, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Wednesday chaired a high-level assembly with all states and union territories within the presence of Union Pharma Secretary S Aparna.

The progress of COVID-19 vaccination was reviewed and states have been suggested to concentrate on enhancing second dose protection in addition to immunization of college lecturers and workers (each authorities and personal).

States have been apprised on immediate utilization of Emergency COVID Response Package (ECRP) funds. States have been additionally suggested to make sure compliance of COVID Appropriate Behaviour and different precautionary measures forward of the upcoming pageant season.

More than 2 crore further vaccine doses shall be dispatched to the states from August 27 to August 31 to vaccinate college lecturers and non-teaching workers on a precedence foundation. States/UTs might use UDISE (Unified District Information System of Education) knowledge and co-ordinate with State Education Departments, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, Navodaya Vidyalaya Sangathan. offering a needed fillip to this vaccination program.

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