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.