January 30, 2023
NDTV News


PM Modi stated the record-breaking vaccination numbers are “gladdening” (File)

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi right now reiterated that “the vaccine remains our strongest weapon” within the combat towards coronavirus as India administered over 75 lakh vaccine doses on Day One of the Centre’s new vaccine regime.

“Today’s record-breaking vaccination numbers are gladdening. The vaccine remains our strongest weapon to fight COVID-19,” PM Modi tweeted, including, “Congratulations to those who got vaccinated and kudos to all the front-line warriors working hard to ensure so many citizens got the vaccine. Well done India!”

The final time India’s single-day vaccine protection hit a report excessive was on April 2 when 42,65,157 doses have been administered.

The Centre right now began offering free vaccines to all above the age of 18 and took again management of vaccination from the states, reversing a coverage change that was enforced nearly a month in the past.

“Central Government is beginning the ‘Free Vaccination For All campaign’ for every Indian from today. The biggest beneficiary of this phase of India’s vaccination drive shall be the poor, the middle class and the youth of the country. All of us should pledge to get ourselves vaccinated. Together we will defeat COVID-19,” PM Modi had tweeted earlier right now.

The Centre additionally began the method of shopping for 75 per cent of the vaccines produced by firms, together with 25 per cent assigned to states. Private hospitals will proceed to purchase the remaining 25 per cent and inoculate these prepared to pay for his or her jabs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had introduced earlier this month.

Several states have been posting report variety of inoculations with Andhra Pradesh vaccinating over 1.3 million individuals Sunday.

Karnataka is aiming to inoculate every eligible citizen by the tip of the 12 months, in a lift to its vaccination drive, state Health Minister Ok Sudhakar stated right now, reported information company ANI.

The state has administered 1.86 crore vaccine doses to date in 13,000 vaccination centres, he stated.

India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination protection exceeded 28 crore on Sunday with 28,00,36,898 doses being administered by 38,24,408 classes, as per the provisional report until 7 AM by the well being ministry this morning.



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