New Delhi: Over 1.91 lakh beneficiaries were inoculated on the first day of the vaccination drive across the country and no case of post-inoculation hospitalisation has been reported so far. A total of 16,755 personnel were involved in organising the vaccination sessions at 3,351 sites yesterday.Also Read - Delhi Registers 393 Fresh Covid Cases; Positivity Rate at 3.35 Per Cent | Top Updates
“Total of 1,91,181 beneficiaries got inoculated for Covid-19 on the first day of the massive nationwide vaccination drive,” the Health ministry said in a statement. Also Read - Fourth Wave of Corona in Maharashatra: How Dangerous Will it Be? BMC Commissioner Spills The Beans
Meanwhile, Maharashtra health department has denied suspending vaccination drive. “No covid vaccination sessions were planned on Sunday 17th or Monday 18th January. So the question of cancellation does not arise. Covid Vaccination sessions will be organized in the next week as per GOI guidelines”, it said. Also Read - Price of Corbevax Covid-19 Vaccine Slashed to Rs 250 Per Dose. Deets Inside
Earlier it was reported that the state has temporarily suspended COVID-19 vaccination drive due to technical issues with CoWIN App.