As announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 25, 2021, vaccination for the age group 15-18 is scheduled to start from January 3, 2022, while the administration of the third dose as a precautionary measure for vulnerable categories will begin from January 10 .
Only Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin will be administered in the age group of 15-18 years
Over 145 Crore COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered in India
India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed 145 crore on Friday, with over 52 lakh vaccine doses being administered a day.
In a tweet, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said, “Ending the year on a grand note by crossing the milestone of 145 crore #COVID19 vaccinations. Our doctors, scientists, health care and frontline workers are blessed with immense patience, perseverance.” My gratitude for displaying resolve and resolve in a challenging 2021 year.”
Since the start of the third phase of the vaccination campaign on May 1, 49,98,44,248 first dose and 33,35,17,687 second dose have been administered to persons in the age group of 18-44 across the country. ,
In all, 84,46,46,530 first doses and 60,62,77,739 second doses have been administered, the ministry said.