According to the site of Ministry of External Affairs, India has supplied 58 million doses of covid-19 vaccines to 68 countries around the world.
Delhi recorded as many as 321 fresh Covid-19 cases and one related fatality in the last 24 hours and it is the second consecutive day when the city witnessed more than 300 new cases.
We took Covishield. We don't have any problems (after vaccination) and are in good health. I appeal to those who are eligible for vaccination to come forward to take the vaccine.
A total of 21,91,78,908 samples were tested for COVID-19 up to March 3, of these, 7,75,631 samples were tested yesterday, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) informed.
Since yesterday, we have had 50 lakh registrations on CoWIN for COVID19 vaccination, said RS Sharma, Chairman, Empowered Group on COVID vaccination.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was administered Bharat BioTech's Covaxin at AIIMS hospital this morning, by Sister P Niveda from Puducherry. The second nurse Rosamma Anil was from Kerala.
The PMO statement also said Modi decided to take the shot early morning, without any special route restrictions so people are not inconvenienced.
The PM went to AIIMS without any route on the roads, thus choosing early morning to avoid inconvenience to public.
Bharat Biotech-developed indigenous vaccine, Covaxin which is now undergoing phase-3 trials, had raised concerns among experts over its emergency approval earlier this month by India's drug regulator.
"Today's India is not afraid of working on experiments for solving problems. The world's largest banking inclusion campaign is ongoing in India. The world's largest toilet building, house-providing, clean-drinking water providing, and vaccination drive is in India," PM Modi said.