The Union Ministry of Health said 4,54,049 have been vaccinated till now from the day Jan16, vaccination stated in India.
“4,54,049 people have been vaccinated till now. Active cases around 2 lakhs after seven months and the number is declining. Daily number of deaths less than 140 after eight months,” Ministry said
Adding to that ministry has also confirmed about the 0.18% adverse cases in a span of three days vaccination, “0.18% adverse events happened following immunization and 0.002% of people were hospitalized following immunization. These are fairly low and the lowest so far in the world in the first three days.”
The member Niti Ayog Dr. VK Paul also said that vaccines are safe and people should not hesitate to take vaccines.
“We would like to reassure with the data we have seen that the two COVID19 vaccines are safe. The vaccine hesitancy should end. How will we defeat the pandemic then?” said Dr VK Paul, Member, Niti Aayog