The Union health ministry on Monday said that more than 80 lakh vaccine doses were administered across the country till evening on the first day of the revised guidelines for #Covid19 vaccination coming into effect.It is the highest number of doses administered in a day since the vaccination drive started on January 16.
Central Government is beginning the ‘Free Vaccination For All campaign’ for every Indian from today. The biggest beneficiary of this phase of India’s vaccination drive shall be the poor, the middle class and the youth of the country. All of us should pledge to get ourselves vaccinated. Together we will defeat Covid-19,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.
Earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the Centre will take over the existing Covid vaccination drive, which was partly being carried out by the states since May 1.The Centre’s new policy came days after Supreme Court slammed the ongoing vaccination drive for the 18-44 age group and called it “arbitrary and irrational