Corona Vaccination: The vaccination campaign of 15-18 year olds started from 3 January 2022. There is an estimated 7.4 crore population in the age group of 15-18 years. Of these, more than 3.45 crore have been given the first dose of the vaccine so far.
Corona in the country (Corona) Vaccine is the only way to avoid the outbreak of (COVID19 vaccine)To avoid the virus, the vaccine is being seen as a protective shield. In view of the third wave of Corona, the vaccination campaign in the country has intensified. In this campaign people of all age groups are being vaccinated. Children in the age group of 15-18 are being vaccinated against corona. In this sequence, on Tuesday, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya (Union Health Minister Mansukah Mandaviya) Said that the first dose of corona vaccine has been administered to more than 50 percent of the youth in the age group of 15-18 years.
In fact, there is an estimated 7.4 crore population in the age group of 15-18 years. Of these, more than 3.45 crore have been given the first dose of the vaccine so far and they are to be given the second dose in 28 days. Let us inform that the vaccination campaign of 15-18 year olds started from 3 January 2022. It is indeed historic to have 50 percent of children vaccinated in 15 days. Let us inform that more than 158 crore vaccine doses have been given in the country so far. In the last 24 hours, more than 39 lakh new people were vaccinated. At the same time, 76 percent of the people of the country are vaccinated with the second dose.
Union Health Minister Mansukah Mandaviya: Over 50% of youngsters between 15-18 age group have received their 1st dose of #COVID19 vaccine.
(Data tweeted by Health Minister Mandaviya) pic.twitter.com/v40t9zLrnC
– ANI (@ANI) January 18, 2022
No decision yet on vaccination of children of 12-14 years
At the same time, according to the official source, no decision has been taken by the Union Health Ministry on the vaccination of children of 12-14 years. Earlier there was news that vaccination of children in the age group of 12-14 years could start from March. This was informed by Dr NK Arora, chairman of the Corona COVID Working Group of the Central Government. He had said that the government may take a policy decision in March to start the vaccination campaign for the age group of 12-14 years.
2,38,018 new cases, 310 deaths in the country in the last 24 hours
Let us inform that in the last 24 hours, 2,38,018 new cases of corona virus were reported in India and 1,57,421 recovered. At the same time, 310 people died of corona. There have been 20,071 fewer cases in the country today ie Tuesday than yesterday (Monday). There were 2,58,089 cases of corona virus on Monday. At present, the number of active cases in the country is 17,36,628. At the same time, the total number of Omicron cases in the country is 8,891. According to the Union Health Ministry, 16,49,143 sample tests were done for corona virus in India yesterday, till yesterday a total of 70,54,11,425 sample tests have been done.
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