In the world’s largest COVID-19 vaccination drive which started in India on January 16, more than 15.37 lakh beneficiaries have been vaccinated across India so far, according to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW).
MoHFW has said that 15,37,190 beneficiaries have been administered coronavirus vaccines and over 27,700 vaccine sessions have been held till 6 pm on Saturday.
“Today, vaccination sessions were organised in 27 States/UTs and up to 06:00 pm, around 1,46,598 beneficiaries have been vaccinated,” the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare said in a media briefing. “Total 6 deaths have been reported so far,” the MoHFW added.
In the last 24 hours, a person aged 56 years from Gurugram has died and the post-mortem confirmed that Cardio-pulmonary disease was the reason for the death and it was not related to vaccination.
Notably, none of the deaths has been causally linked with COVID-19 vaccination, as per MoHFW.