Over 3 cr children administered vaccine first dose

10 May 2022, 2:23 pm

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): A girl reacts as she receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine during a vaccination drive for children aged 15 to 18 years, at MCW Defence Colony, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI Photo)

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Over three crore children in the age group of 12-14 years have been administered the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Tuesday.

The vaccination for children between the 12-14 age group started on March 16 with Biological E’s intramuscular vaccine Corbevax, which is administered to the beneficiaries in an interval of 28 days.

Children are making a significant contribution to the vaccination campaign! Over 3 crore youngsters between 12-14 age group have received 1st dose of Covid-19 vaccine. Congratulations to all my young friends who got vaccinated, Mandaviya said in a tweet.

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 190.48 Crore (1,90,48,54,263) on Monday.