41 lakh children get first shot on Day 1 of vaccination

  • On the first day of vaccination for children aged between 15-18 years, 41 lakh children across the country received the first shot.

  • As 41,27,468 doses of Covaxin were administered to the 15-18 years age group, the total number of shots reached 146.71 crore, according to provisional data.

  • Taking to Twitter, PM Narendra Modi tweeted “Today we have taken an important step forward in protecting our youth against Covid-19. Congrats to all my young friends between the age group of 15-18 who got vaccinated. Congrats to their parents as well. I would urge more youngsters to get vaccinated in the coming days.”

  • According to official data, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat topped the list of vaccinations (15-18 years group) on Monday. Madhya Pradesh reported 7,71,615 doses and Gujarat 5,55,312 doses.


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