The vaccination of children begins: 41 lakh children receive their first shot on Day 1

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MP and Gujarat top the list, with slightly more than 1 lakh each from Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu.
According to preliminary data, over 41 lakh children received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccines on Monday, the first day of the vaccination drive for those aged 15 to 18.
According to preliminary data, while 41,27,468 doses of Covaxin were administered to the 15-18 year age group, the total vaccination figure reached 146.71 crores. The active caseload has reached 1,45,582, with 33,750 new cases reported in the last 24 hours; the daily positivity rate is 3.84 per cent.
“Today, we took an important step forward in protecting our youth from Covid-19.” Congratulations to all of my 15-18-year-old friends who got vaccinated, and congratulations to their parents. “In the coming days, I would urge more young people to get vaccinated,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted.
According to official data, on Monday, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat topped the list of vaccinations (15-18 years group). Madhya Pradesh received 7,71,615 doses, while Gujarat received 5,55,312 doses. Andhra Pradesh (4,87,269), Karnataka (4,14,723), and Rajasthan (4,14,723) reported over 3 lakh doses in this age group (3,57,018).
According to the health ministry’s guidelines, children in the facilitated registration mode can be registered on-site by the verifier/vaccinator; appointments can also be booked online or onsite (walk-in). However, five major states administered slightly more than one lakh doses in this age group: Uttar Pradesh (1,66,996), Maharashtra (1,81,561), West Bengal (1,03,564), Bihar (1,70,603), and Tamil Nadu (1,70,603). (1,87,710). Odisha (82,756), Himachal Pradesh (72,808), Assam (77,124), Uttarakhand (72,075), and Haryana administered slightly more than 50,000 doses (66,217).
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya met with states on Sunday, a day before the rollout, and asked them to ensure the orientation of vaccination team members for the 15-18 year age group and the identification of dedicated session sites.

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