The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has expressed happiness over today’s record breaking vaccination numbers and has praised frontline Corona warriors for their hard work. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said : “Today’s record-breaking vaccination numbers are gladdening. The vaccine remains our strongest weapon to fight COVID-19. Congratulations to those who got vaccinated and kudos to all the front-line… Continue reading "PM lauds record breaking vaccination numbers"
In a surprise move Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi joined an ongoing interaction of CBSE class 12th students. The interaction was organised by Ministry of Education and also attended by the parents of students. Students from various parts of the country were connected in the virtual interaction. In order to strike a repo with students, Prime Minister used the words of their… Continue reading "PM interacts with the Class 12 students and their parents"
India is the second country after the US to have crossed 20 crore cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage. The country achieved the milestone in 130 days as against the USA’s feat in 124 days, the Health ministry said. More than 1.38 crore beneficiaries of age group 18-44 have been vaccinated so far, it said. US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is likely to… Continue reading "India vaccinates over 20 crore people"
Amid a huge spike in the coronavirus cases in the country, celebrities from the Indian film fraternity have been taking their vaccination doses for Covid-19 and encouraging the people to get vaccinated. Now, Nayanthara and Vigensh Shivan got their first dose of Covid 19 vaccine today at a private hospital in Chennai. Vignesh shared photos of the couple getting their… Continue reading "Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan receive their first dose of vaccination"
The third phase of the free inoculation drive for those aged between 18 and 44 would be delayed in Tamilnadu as the supply of vaccines is being delayed even after placing order, said senior officials. Meanwhile, at least one private hospital in city has announced the commencement of the drive on Saturday. “We are not vaccinating people aged 18-44 from… Continue reading "Vaccination drive delayed, as vaccines yet to arrive in TN"
Noting that the current stock would last only for another week, the State Health Department has requested the Centre to provide more doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Meanwhile, there are several complaints of vaccination sessions being reduced and people being turned away from session sites. Tamilnadu has received 54 lakh doses of Covaxin and Covishield, and has so far vaccinated more… Continue reading "Tamilnadu seeks more vaccine, present stock to last only for a week"
In a move to expand coverage of the vaccination programme and step up the fight against a resurgence of Covid-19 infections, the government on Tuesday announced that anyone above 45 years of age, without any requirement to show comorbidities, can get the shots from April 1. Following the announcement, over 34 crore people in all are estimated to be eligible… Continue reading "People above 45 can get vaccinated from 1 April"