More than 13 lakh healthcare workers vaccinated for COVID-19 across India: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

COVID-19 vaccine
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New Delhi: The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Saturday said that as far as 13,90,592 vaccinated in the entire nation for COVID-19 disease.

As per the Indian were Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 19,09,85,119 samples were tested for COVID-19 up to 22 January, of which 8,37,095 samples were tested yesterday.

Earlier on Friday, the Health Ministry informed that the cumulative number of healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID-19 has surpassed 12.7 lakh (12,72,097) (till 6 pm yesterday) through 24,397 sessions, as per the provisional report.

A total of 2,28,563 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 6 pm yesterday through 6,230 sessions, the seventh day of nationwide COVID-19 vaccination.

A total of 267 cases of Adverse Effect After Vaccination (AEFI) have been reported till 6 pm on the seventh day of the vaccination drive.

Meanwhile, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Wednesday said that India registered 14,256 fresh cases of coronavirus which pushed the total tally to 1,06,39,684 in the nation. The active cases now stand at 1,85,662. With 17,130 new recoveries, as far as 10,300,838 patients recovered, and with 163 new deaths in the last 24 hours, the death toll has risen to 1,53,184, as per Union Health Ministry.