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Over 2 crore teenagers jabbed with first dose

With the variety of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered to youngsters within the 15-18 age-group crossing the two-crore mark on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged everybody to “preserve momentum” and comply with acceptable protocol.
“Wonderful! Properly performed my younger buddies. Allow us to proceed this momentum. Urging everybody to comply with all Covid-19 associated protocols and get vaccinated, in case you haven’t already,” Modi tweeted.
Greater than two crore youngsters between the ages of 15 and 18 have obtained their first dose of the Covid vaccine since January 3, when the vaccination drive for this age group was rolled out, a Well being Ministry assertion stated.
In a tweet, Union Well being Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya additionally “praised” the “enthusiasm” amongst adolescents for vaccination and congratulated them.

India reported 1,41,986 new Covid instances on Saturday and the lively caseload reached 4,72,169, the assertion added.
PM Modi had stated the choice to vaccinate youngsters will “additional strengthen our struggle towards the pandemic” and scale back stress amongst dad and mom who have been fearful about youngsters returning to highschool.

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