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COVID-19: Over 23 lakh healthcare workers immunized so far across country, says health ministry

A total of 23,28,779 beneficiaries have been vaccinated for COVID-19through 41,599 sessionstill6 pm on Wednesday, the twelfth day of the nationwide immunisation drive in the country,as per a provisional report, it said.

January 28, 2021 / 01:55 PM IST
Reena Jani, 34, a health worker, receives the vaccine developed by Oxford/AstraZeneca at Mathalput Community Health Centre, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Koraput. (Image: Reuters)

Reena Jani, 34, a health worker, receives the vaccine developed by Oxford/AstraZeneca at Mathalput Community Health Centre, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Koraput. (Image: Reuters)

Over 23 lakh healthcare workers have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs in the country so far,the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday while underlining that no case of severe adverse event or death isattributableto the vaccination till date.

A total of 23,28,779 beneficiaries have been vaccinated for COVID-19through 41,599 sessionstill6 pm on Wednesday, the twelfth day of the nationwide immunisation drive in the country,as per a provisional report, it said.

The ministry said "2,99,299 beneficiarieswere vaccinatedtoday (Wednesday) through 5,308 sessions held till 6 pmacross 28 states and UTs," adding that thefinal reportwould be completed by late in the night.

"The countrywide COVID-19 vaccination program was conducted successfully on the twelfth day," the ministry said.