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Update on COVID-19 Vaccination

Total number of vaccinated healthcare workers across the country more than 3.81lakh

No case of serious/severe of AEFI reported

DELHI, JANUARY 18: The third day of the massive countrywide COVID-19 vaccination program was also conducted successfully.

Total of 3,81,305 beneficiaries have been vaccinated till today through 7,704 sessions, as per the provisional report.

1,48,266 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 5 pm today, the third day of nationwide COVID19 vaccination. Final reports would be completed for the day by late tonight.

S. No.State/UTBeneficiaries vaccinated (provisional)
1Andhra Pradesh9,758
2Arunachal Pradesh1,054
3Assam1,822
4Bihar8,656
5Chhattisgarh4,459
6Delhi3,111
7Haryana3,486
8Himachal Pradesh2,914
9Jammu & Kashmir1,139
10Jharkhand2,687
11Karnataka36,888
12Kerala7,070
13Lakshadweep180
14Madhya Pradesh6,665
15Manipur291
16Mizoram220
17Nagaland864
18Odisha22,579
19Puducherry183
20Punjab1,882
21Tamil Nadu7,628
22Telangana10,352
23Tripura1,211
24Uttarakhand1,579
25West Bengal11,588
 All India1,48,266

An Adverse Event Following Immunization (AEFI) is any unexpected medical occurrence which follows immunization. It may or may not be related to the vaccine or vaccination process.

580 cases of AEFI have been reported so far. Out of these, seven have required hospitalization. Of the three cases reported from Delhi, two have been discharged whereas once case with reporting fainting is under observation at Max Hospital, Patparganj.  The reported case of AEFI in Uttarakhand is stable and under observation at AIIMS, Rishikesh.  In Chhattisgarh, one person is under observation at the Govt. Medical College, Rajnandgaon. Of the two cases of AEFI in Karnataka, one is under observation at District Hospital, Chitradurga and the second person is under observation at General Hospital, Challakere, Chitradurga.

Of the two deaths reported, death of the 52 yr male from Moradabad, UP (who was vaccinated on 16th Jan 2021 and died on evening of 17th Jan 2021) is not related to vaccination as per the post mortem report. Death was caused due to cardiopulmonary disease.

The second death was of a male person aged 43 years, resident of Bellary, Karnataka. He was vaccinated on 16 Jan, 2021 and died today. The cause of death is anterior wall infarction with Cardiopulmonary failure. The post mortem is scheduled today at Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary, Karnataka.

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