1,65,714 vaccinated till 5.30 pm on Day 1: Govt
January 16, 2021  19:44
The Union government has said that 1,65,714 beneficiaries were inoculated with COVID-19 vaccines till 5.30 pm across India on first day.

COVID-19 vaccines -- Covaxin and Covishield -- administered at 3,351 session sites across India, the government said.

16,755 personnel were involved in organising COVID-19 vaccination sessions, the Union health ministry said.

"COVID-19 inoculation drive successfully conducted on first day, no case of post-vaccination hospitalisation reported so far," it said.   -- PTI

IMAGE: A medic administers the COVID-19 vaccine to a frontline worker at AMRI-Dhakuria hospital, in Kolkata, on Saturday. Photograph: PTI Photo
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