Young India Vaccination Drive: India crossed 1 crore vaccination milestone for children aged 15-18
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On the third day of the young India Vaccination drive, between the age of 15-18, India has achieved one crore vaccination milestone. Applauding the enthusiasm of young India for vaccination against coronavirus disease, Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya tweet on Wednesday,
Superb enthusiasm among Young India for Vaccination Syringe
Over 1 crore youngsters between 15-18 age group have received 1st dose of #COVID19 vaccine that too on the 3rd day of vaccination drive for children.
I appeal to all eligible young friends to get vaccinated at the earliest.
The vaccination drive for young India, children between the age of 15-18 was started on January 3 in response to the rapid spread of the highly contagious Omicron variant of coronavirus. In addition to this, Healthcare, frontline workers and senior citizens will also get a booster shot from January 10.
On Wednesday, India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 147.72 crores which have been achieved through 1,58,21,510 sessions. 15,389 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now at 3,43,21,803. Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.01%.