Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Update on COVID-19 Vaccination

Total number of vaccinated healthcare workers across the country more than 3.81lakh

No case of serious/severe of AEFI reported

Posted On: 18 JAN 2021 7:50PM by PIB Delhi

The third day of the massive countrywide COVID-19 vaccination program was also conducted successfully.

Total of 3,81,305 beneficiaries have been vaccinated till today through 7,704 sessions, as per the provisional report.

1,48,266 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 5 pm today, the third day of nationwide COVID19 vaccination. Final reports would be completed for the day by late tonight.

 

S. No.

State/UT

Beneficiaries vaccinated (provisional)

1

Andhra Pradesh

9,758

2

Arunachal Pradesh

1,054

3

Assam

1,822

4

Bihar

8,656

5

Chhattisgarh

4,459

6

Delhi

3,111

7

Haryana

3,486

8

Himachal Pradesh

2,914

9

Jammu & Kashmir

1,139

10

Jharkhand

2,687

11

Karnataka

36,888

12

Kerala

7,070

13

Lakshadweep

180

14

Madhya Pradesh

6,665

15

Manipur

291

16

Mizoram

220

17

Nagaland

864

18

Odisha

22,579

19

Puducherry

183

20

Punjab

1,882

21

Tamil Nadu

7,628

22

Telangana

10,352

23

Tripura

1,211

24

Uttarakhand

1,579

25

West Bengal

11,588

 

All India

1,48,266

 

An Adverse Event Following Immunization (AEFI) is any unexpected medical occurrence which follows immunization. It may or may not be related to the vaccine or vaccination process.

580 cases of AEFI have been reported so far. Out of these, seven have required hospitalization. Of the three cases reported from Delhi, two have been discharged whereas once case with reporting fainting is under observation at Max Hospital, Patparganj.  The reported case of AEFI in Uttarakhand is stable and under observation at AIIMS, Rishikesh.  In Chhattisgarh, one person is under observation at the Govt. Medical College, Rajnandgaon. Of the two cases of AEFI in Karnataka, one is under observation at District Hospital, Chitradurga and the second person is under observation at General Hospital, Challakere, Chitradurga.

Of the two deaths reported, death of the 52 yr male from Moradabad, UP (who was vaccinated on 16th Jan 2021 and died on evening of 17th Jan 2021) is not related to vaccination as per the post mortem report. Death was caused due to cardiopulmonary disease.

The second death was of a male person aged 43 years, resident of Bellary, Karnataka. He was vaccinated on 16 Jan, 2021 and died today. The cause of death is anterior wall infarction with Cardiopulmonary failure. The post mortem is scheduled today at Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary, Karnataka.

 

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MV



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