11.04 crore children vaccinated for Polio till today

New Delhi: The countrywide COVID-19 vaccination program was conducted successfully on the eighteenth today. The Prime Minister launched the countrywide COVID 19 Vaccination drive on 16th Jan 2021.

The cumulative number of healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID19 has crossed 41 lakhs today. A total of 41,20,741beneficiaries (till 7 pm today) vaccinated through 76,516 sessions, as per the provisional report. 3,785 sessions were held till 7 pm today.

Two states, Gujarat and West Bengal, initiated vaccination of frontline workers today. 19,902 frontline workers have been vaccinated till 7 pm today, as per the provisional report.

Overall, 1,70,585 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 7 pm today. Final reports would be completed for the day by late tonight.

S. No. State/UT Beneficiaries vaccinated
1 A & N Islands 2727
2 Andhra Pradesh 1,87,252
3 Arunachal Pradesh 9,791
4 Assam 42,435
5 Bihar 2,21,354
6 Chandigarh 4019
7 Chhattisgarh 79,676
8 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 867
9 Daman & Diu 469
10 Delhi 74,068
11 Goa 4509
12 Gujarat 2,83,817
13 Haryana 1,27,893
14 Himachal Pradesh 39,570
15 Jammu & Kashmir 26,634
16 Jharkhand 55,446
17 Karnataka 3,16,368
18 Kerala 2,19,871
19 Ladakh 1234
20 Lakshadweep 807
21 Madhya Pradesh 2,98,376
22 Maharashtra 3,18,735
23 Manipur 4739
24 Meghalaya 4694
25 Mizoram 9932
26 Nagaland 4,093
27 Odisha 2,08,205
28 Puducherry 3077
29 Punjab 61,332
30 Rajasthan 3,38,960
31 Sikkim 2609
32 Tamil Nadu 1,20,745
33 Telangana 1,68,771
34 Tripura 32,196
35 Uttar Pradesh 4,63,793
36 Uttarakhand 43,430
37 West Bengal 2,84,228
38 Miscellaneous 54,019
  All India 41,20,741

 

 

106 AEFIs have been reported till 7 pm on the eighteenth day of the vaccination drive.

National Polio Immunization Drive:

The countrywide National Polio Immunization Drive was conducted successfully on the third day today.

As per provisional report, total of 11.04 crore children under five years across the country have been given polio drops till today.

President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind had launched the National Polio Immunisation Day for 2021 by administering polio drops to children less than five years old at Rashtrapati Bhawan on 30th January 2021.

The NID Pulse Polio Campaign began on 31st January 2021 (popularly called Polio Ravivar) across all States/UTs of the country. The booth activity is followed by house-to-house surveillance (mop-up rounds) over the next two to five days to identify and vaccinate children who missed getting vaccinated at the booths.