#COVID vaccination in India

.Gurugram, Haryana, India
The complex has been declared COVID-19 containment zone. (Photo credit: Representational/Pixabay)

  • The apartment complex is in Gurugram’s Sector 67
  • A test camp was set up after 3 were tested COVID-19 positive
  • More tests are being conducted

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Medical workers prepare to administer COVID-19 vaccine doses. (PTI Photo)

  • Bharat Biotech has supplied 5.5 million doses of Covaxin to India and will sell 4.5 million more
  • Covaxin has also been found effective against the UK strain of coronavirus in a study
  • The AstraZeneca vaccine offers minimal protection against South African coronavirus variant

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A medic inoculates a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to District Magistrate Abhishek Prakash. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • 100 fresh coronavirus cases reported in the national capital on Tuesday
  • No evidence of South African variant of SARs-CoV-2 in has been found in India, said the Centre
  • 15 states and UTs haven't reported any COVID-19 death in last 24 hours

India's daily COVID-19 cases continue to manifest a downward trend, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • India's total active cases has dropped to 1.43 lakh
  • The figure consists of just 1.32% of India's total infections
  • A total of 1,05,48,521 people have recovered so far from COVID-19

.Delhi, India
A policewoman gets the first shot of COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center at Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The Centre does not have an immediate plan to make vaccines available in open markets
  • The Health Minister announced that India is not dependent on two vaccines anymore
  • The inoculation process for people above 50 years of age will start next month

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A medic administers the dose of COVID-19 vaccine on a beneficiary during the vaccination drive across the country, at a district hospital in Noida, Friday, Jan. 29, 2021. (PTI Photo)

  • The mass immunisation against COVID-19 started in India on January 15
  • Serum Institute's Covishield and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin are approved for emergency use in India
  • A total of 2,928,053 people have received the first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine in India till now

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Shah Faesal, former IAS, was detained in 2019 along with other politicians after Article 370 was repealed. (Photo Credit: Twiiter/@ANI)

  • Talking about India's COVID-19 vaccination programme, Faesal wrote, 'It's good governance'
  • He said, 'India assuming global leadership as a Jagat Guru'
  • Faesal's praise for PM Modi was first since he was detained in 2019 after the abrogation of Article 370

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A medic vaccinates a healthworker with Covishield vaccine during a countrywide inoculation drive against COVID-19 at Thane Civil Hospital. (Photo credit: PTI))

  • There are currently 1,88,688 active cases of COVID-19 in India
  • The COVID-19 tally in India is now at 1,06,25,428
  • The death toll from COVID-19 has now climbed up to 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has been launched on Saturday in India. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • There are currently 1,97,201 active cases of COVID-19 in India
  • The COVID-19 tally in India is now at 1,05,95,660
  • The death toll from COVID-19 has now climbed up to 1,52,718

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A medic administers the first dose of Covishield vaccine on Dr. Bilquees Shah, Nodal officer for COVID-19 at JLNM hospital in Srinagar, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. (PTI Photo)

  • One with a history of allergies or high fever should not take Covaxin
  • Pregnant and breastfeeding women have been advised against taking Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine
  • One with a bleeding disorder are also advised not to take Covaxin