Covid-19: Kargil COVID19 Vaccination Continues Despite Heavy Snowfall

The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 2.80 Crore on Friday, according to official reports

Amid the increasing number of Covid-19 cases across the country, coronavirus vaccination continues in Kargil despite heavy snowfall. According to All India Radio’s report, it has been reported that Team Taisuru successfully vaccinated 70 people, including 59 people aged 60years, 10 people aged between 45 to 59 years, and 01 front line worker in Kargil.

Meanwhile, the cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 2.80 Crore on Friday, according to official reports.

The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on 16th Jan 2021 and vaccination of the Frontline Workers (FLWs) started from 2nd Feb 2021. The next phase of COVID-19 vaccination has commenced from 1st March 2021 for those who are over 60 years of age and for people aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid conditions.

A total of 2,80,05,817vaccine doses have been given, as per the provisional report of the Union Health Ministry till 8 pm on Friday.

These include 72,84,406HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 41,76,446HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 72,15,815FLWs (1stdose), 9,28,751FLWs (2nd dose), 71,69,695 beneficiaries more than 60 years old, and 12,30,704beneficiaries aged 45 and above with specific co-morbidities.

Total 18,40,897vaccine doses were given till 8 pm today, the fifty-sixth day of nationwide COVID19 vaccination. Out of which 14,64,779beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 3,76,118HCWs and FLWs received 2nd dose of vaccine as per the provisional report.

The coronavirus infections continue to increase in the country with the daily new case recorded at nearly 25,000 on Friday, and India’s active cases crossed the 2-lakh mark after 53 days.

The active cases have increased by nearly 48%, hitting a low 1.35 lakh exactly a month ago. Since then, the active caseload has increased in 21 out of 36 states/Union Territories, with 10 showing higher growth than the national average.

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