Over 3 cr children administered vaccine first dose10 May 2022, 2:23 pm
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.