Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Update on COVID-19 Vaccination & National Polio Immunization Drive

More than 41 lakh Healthcare Workers Vaccinated across the country against Covid-19

11.04 crore children vaccinated for Polio till today

Posted On: 02 FEB 2021 8:32PM by PIB Delhi

COVID-19 Vaccination Drive:

The countrywide COVID-19 vaccination program was conducted successfully on the eighteenth today. The Prime Minister launched the countrywide COVID 19 Vaccination drive on 16th Jan 2021.

The cumulative number of healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID19 has crossed 41 lakhs today. A total of 41,20,741beneficiaries (till 7 pm today) vaccinated through 76,516 sessions, as per the provisional report. 3,785 sessions were held till 7 pm today.

Two states, Gujarat and West Bengal, initiated vaccination of frontline workers today. 19,902 frontline workers have been vaccinated till 7 pm today, as per the provisional report.

Overall, 1,70,585 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 7 pm today. Final reports would be completed for the day by late tonight.

S. No.

State/UT

Beneficiaries vaccinated

1

A & N Islands

2727

2

Andhra Pradesh

1,87,252

3

Arunachal Pradesh

9,791

4

Assam

42,435

5

Bihar

2,21,354

6

Chandigarh

4019

7

Chhattisgarh

79,676

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

867

9

Daman & Diu

469

10

Delhi

74,068

11

Goa

4509

12

Gujarat

2,83,817

13

Haryana

1,27,893

14

Himachal Pradesh

39,570

15

Jammu & Kashmir

26,634

16

Jharkhand

55,446

17

Karnataka

3,16,368

18

Kerala

2,19,871

19

Ladakh

1234

20

Lakshadweep

807

21

Madhya Pradesh

2,98,376

22

Maharashtra

3,18,735

23

Manipur

4739

24

Meghalaya

4694

25

Mizoram

9932

26

Nagaland

4,093

27

Odisha

2,08,205

28

Puducherry

3077

29

Punjab

61,332

30

Rajasthan

3,38,960

31

Sikkim

2609

32

Tamil Nadu

1,20,745

33

Telangana

1,68,771

34

Tripura

32,196

35

Uttar Pradesh

4,63,793

36

Uttarakhand

43,430

37

West Bengal

2,84,228

38

Miscellaneous

54,019

 

All India

41,20,741

 

 

106 AEFIs have been reported till 7 pm on the eighteenth day of the vaccination drive.

National Polio Immunization Drive:

The countrywide National Polio Immunization Drive was conducted successfully on the third day today.

As per provisional report, total of 11.04 crore children under five years across the country have been given polio drops till today.

President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind had launched the National Polio Immunisation Day for 2021 by administering polio drops to children less than five years old at Rashtrapati Bhawan on 30th January 2021.   

The NID Pulse Polio Campaign began on 31st January 2021 (popularly called Polio Ravivar) across all States/UTs of the country. The booth activity is followed by house-to-house surveillance (mop-up rounds) over the next two to five days to identify and vaccinate children who missed getting vaccinated at the booths.

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MV/SJ

HFW/Vaccination Press Brief /2ndFebruary2021/3

 



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