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India records 975 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, active cases increase to 11,366
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India records 975 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, active cases increase to 11,366

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive has exceeded 186.38 crore

India logs 1,549 fresh COVID-19 cases in 24 hours; active cases decline to 25,106
India

India logs 1,549 fresh COVID-19 cases in 24 hours; active cases decline to 25,106

The cumulative doses administered in India so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 181.24 crore, according to the health ministry

India fared better than others in managing Omicron-driven COVID-19 surge, says health ministry
India

India fared better than others in managing Omicron-driven COVID-19 surge, says health ministry

Expedited vaccination drive compounded by effective containment measures and early identification of cases contributed to lower hospitalisation and fewer deaths during the third surge in India, officials said

India logs 4,184 fresh COVID-19 infections in 24 hours; active cases dip to 44,488
India

India logs 4,184 fresh COVID-19 infections in 24 hours; active cases dip to 44,488

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 179.53 crore

India's COVID-19 vaccination drive completes 1 year, over 156 crore doses administered so far
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India's COVID-19 vaccination drive completes 1 year, over 156 crore doses administered so far

Over 92 percent of the adult population have received at least one dose while over 68 percent have been fully vaccinated, according to health ministry

Over 2 crore in 15-18 age group vaccinated with first COVID-19 jab in a week, says Centre
India

Over 2 crore in 15-18 age group vaccinated with first COVID-19 jab in a week, says Centre

The development comes after India achieved a milestone of administering over 150 crore COVID-19 vaccines on Friday

Over 40 lakh children get COVID-19 vaccine on first day; PM Modi calls it 'important step'
India

Over 40 lakh children get COVID-19 vaccine on first day; PM Modi calls it 'important step'

The children, some dressed in school uniforms and others in casuals, were greeted with flowers and were gifted pens and eatables at some places after receiving the vaccine

Half of India's adult population fully vaccinated against COVID-19, says Mansukh Mandaviya
India

Half of India's adult population fully vaccinated against COVID-19, says Mansukh Mandaviya

With 1,04,18,707 vaccine doses administered in a span of 24 hours, the total COVID-19 vaccine doses given in the country has exceeded 127.61 crore

Narendra Modi meets Indian COVID-19 vaccine makers, lauds them for 'big role' in country's success
India

Narendra Modi meets Indian COVID-19 vaccine makers, lauds them for 'big role' in country's success

Representatives from seven vaccine makers — Serum Institute of India, Bharat Biotech, Dr Reddy's Laboratories, Zydus Cadila, Biological E, Gennova Biopharma and Panacea Biotech — participated in the meeting

After 100 crore milestone, Narendra Modi to meet seven Indian COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers today
India

After 100 crore milestone, Narendra Modi to meet seven Indian COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers today

Representatives from Serum Institute of India, Bharat Biotech, Dr Reddy's Laboratories, Zydus Cadila, Biological E, Gennova Biopharma and Panacea Biotech will attend the meet

First dose vs second dose: How India’s top 10 states have performed in COVID-19 vaccination drive
India

First dose vs second dose: How India’s top 10 states have performed in COVID-19 vaccination drive

Around 75% of the country's adult population has received one vaccine dose but only 31% are fully vaccinated

How India defied doomsayers to fight a 'Machiavellian virus with Maoist ability'
India

How India defied doomsayers to fight a 'Machiavellian virus with Maoist ability'

It took the country 281 days to administer 100 crore COVID-19 jabs, placing India at the second place in the total number of vaccinated people

Whole world believes India has successfully defeated COVID-19, looking at us with pride, says Narendra Modi in address to nation
India

Whole world believes India has successfully defeated COVID-19, looking at us with pride, says Narendra Modi in address to nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation today also asked people to exercise caution during Diwali, saying masks have to become a part of life till the pandemic is over

‘What an achievement’: US lawmakers hail India as it achieves 100-crore COVID-19 vaccine milestone
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‘What an achievement’: US lawmakers hail India as it achieves 100-crore COVID-19 vaccine milestone

The American legislators said that the India’s success would help the world defeat the pandemic

COVID-19 vaccination drive shows world the power of Team India, says Narendra Modi
India

COVID-19 vaccination drive shows world the power of Team India, says Narendra Modi

In an editorial for the Indian Express, the prime minister hailed the collective efforts of the nation — from scientists, to doctors, healthcare workers, the youth, social workers and religious leaders — and said that the 100-crore milestone showed that 'democracy can deliver'

'True success story of Atmanirbharta': Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech hail 100-crore COVID-19 vaccination milestone
India

'True success story of Atmanirbharta': Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech hail 100-crore COVID-19 vaccination milestone

Covishield and Covaxin have been the main vaccines used by the country in its massive coronavirus innoculation drive, which began on 16 January

From scaling mountains to crossing seas: How India administered 100-crore COVID-19 vaccine doses
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From scaling mountains to crossing seas: How India administered 100-crore COVID-19 vaccine doses

Health workers ensured that the coronavirus vaccine reached every nook and corner of the country — transforming shopping malls, temples, markets and even buses into vaccination camps

India hits big one billion COVID-19 vaccination milestone
India

India hits big one billion COVID-19 vaccination milestone

As per data, 75% of the population has got at least one dose and 31% percent have been jabbed twice

India achieves 100 crore COVID-19 vaccination milestone; Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya congratulates country
India

India achieves 100 crore COVID-19 vaccination milestone; Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya congratulates country

After 100 crore doses are administered, the government plans to go on mission mode to ensure that those who have taken their first dose take their second dose too, said health minister Mansukh Mandaviya

A billion vaccines now: Centre urges states, UTs to focus on increasing second dose coverage
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A billion vaccines now: Centre urges states, UTs to focus on increasing second dose coverage

The cumulative vaccine doses administered so far under the nationwide COVID-19 inoculation drive, which was launched on 16 January by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has exceeded 99 crore