1- Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched vaccination campaign
2- Vaccination work started simultaneously at 3006 centers across the country
3- Approximately 1.91 lakh people were vaccinated on the first day.
4- Sanitation Worker, Manish Kumar, the first person to get vaccine
The world’s largest vaccination campaign in India started on Saturday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi started this. With this, 1.91 lakh people were given corona vaccine on the first day. In the first phase, the first dose of the vaccine was given to the health workers deployed on the advance fronts.
The Ministry of Health informed that vaccination program was done in 3351 sessions in the country. Two types of vaccines are being used in vaccination drives. COVISHIELD has been given to all states. COVAXIN is given to 12 states. On Saturday, almost 1.91 lakh people were vaccinated with the Covid vaccine across the country. Health Ministry said the first day of the vaccination campaign was successful. So far no cases of hospitalization have been reported after vaccination.
Both vaccines were used in 11 states. Assam 65, Bihar 301, Delhi 81, Karnataka 242, Maharashtra 285, Haryana 77, Orissa 161, Rajasthan 167 Tamil Nadu 160 Telangana 140 and Uttar Pradesh 370 centers have both types of vaccines.
According to the Ministry of Health, the country’s first vaccine was applied to AIIMS cleaning worker Manish Kumar of Delhi in the presence of Health Minister Harsh Vardhan. After getting the vaccine, Manish told that when he came to get the vaccination in the morning, many people were getting nervous. Talking to his superiors on this, he first got himself vaccinated. After this, health worker Dhawal Dwivedi got the vaccine at number two.