Ministry of Health:
The countrywide COVID-19 vaccination program was conducted successfully on the twelfth day. Planned sessions were conducted in 28 States/UTs.
The cumulative number of healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID19 has crossed 23 lakh today. A total of 23,28,779 beneficiaries (till 6 pm today) were vaccinated through 41,599 sessions, as per the provisional report. 2,99,299 beneficiaries were vaccinated today through 5,308 sessions held till 6 pm.
Final reports would be completed for the day by late tonight.
79% of beneficiaries vaccinated today are from 5 States of Karnataka, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
123 AEFIs have been reported till 6 pm on the twelfth day of the vaccination drive.
Total 16 persons have been hospitalized so far. 0.0007% people have recorded hospitalization against vaccinations.
In the last 24 hours, one person who is suffering from bacterial sepsis has been hospitalized at Apollo Hospital, Chennai. He was vaccinated on 23rd January and was hospitalized on 24th January.
Total 9 deaths have been reported so far. None of these deaths have been causally linked with COVID-19 vaccination.
In the last 24 hours, one person aged 23 years, a resident of Odisha has died. The post-mortem report is awaited.
No case of serious/severe AEFI/Death attributable to vaccination till date.