New Delhi. India has achieved a new position in the battle of Kovid-19. On Saturday, on the second day of the ongoing campaign against Corona, India has achieved the target of 200 Crore Vaccination Target. India has achieved this position in 18 months. India is the second country after China, which has achieved the target of 200 crores. On 16 January last year, PM Modi started the Kovid vaccination campaign in the country. On Saturday, the Ministry of Health has said in its statement that it was not easy for countries like India to achieve the target of 200 crores.
Let us tell you that from last Friday i.e. July 15, the process of applying booster doses of corona vaccine to people aged 18 to 59 years has started across the country. The Modi government had decided to run this campaign of preconception dose for 75 days to commemorate the nectar festival of independence.
Under the National Kovid Vaccination Campaign, three major vaccines are being implemented in the country at present, Covishield, Covaccine and Corbivax.
Journey to achieve the target of 200 crores
Under the National Kovid Vaccination Campaign, three major vaccines are being implemented in the country at present, Covishield, Covaccine and Corbivax. Covishield is administered to persons above 18 years of age, Covaccine to persons over 18 years of age, as well as to young people aged 15 to 18 years. Whereas, Corbivax is being applied to adolescent girls between 12 and 15 years of age.
When did Corona start and when did the first case come in India
The corona epidemic started in late 2019 in the city of Wuhan, China. Gradually this epidemic took the whole world under its grip. On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak as a pandemic. The first case of corona virus in India was seen on 30 January 2020 in Thrissur, Kerala.
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first death from corona in india
The first death due to corona virus epidemic was recorded in India on 12 March 2020. On 19 April 2020, the Government of India constituted a high level task force. Along with this, on 30 June 2020, the first and second phase trials of Covaccine were approved. In the middle of the epidemic, the Modi government on 29 November 2020 announced a stimulus package of 900 crores to fight the epidemic.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : July 16, 2022, 19:55 IST