Union Health Ministry:
States/UTs were advised to plan COVID vaccination sessions 4 days in a week to minimize disruption of Routine Health Services
Today being Sunday, only 06 States conducted vaccination sessions. In these 553 sessions a total of 17,072 beneficiaries were vaccinated (provisional). Total 2,24,301 beneficiaries vaccinated so far
Majority of the Adverse Event Following Immunization (AEFI) are minor in nature: pain, mild swelling at injection site, mild fever, body ache, nausea, giddiness and mild allergic reactions like rashes, etc
A total of 447 AEFIs have been reported on 16th & 17th out of which only 3 required hospitalization.
Two have been discharged from the hospital & the other is under observation in AIIMS Rishikesh and is fine