COVID-19 Vaccination in India: Over 3 Crore Teens Jabbed With First Dose of Vaccine
As per an estimation, around 7.50 crore teens of this age bracket are to be administered with vaccine. Out of total, over three crore have received their first dose of the vaccine so far. As of now only Bharat Biotech’s indigenously-made ‘Covaxin’ is available for vaccinating this age group.
According to the health ministry, additional doses of Covaxin have been sent to all the states and union territories for administering the vaccine to this population category.
According to the Union Health Ministry data, over 26,73,385 precaution doses have been administered to healthcare workers, frontline workers and those aged 60 and above with comorbidities. With the administration of over 76 lakh (76,32,024) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 154.61 crore.
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