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Uttarakhand Announces Covid Vaccination For Journalists Of All Ages

Uttarakhand Announces Covid Vaccination For Journalists Of All Ages”

The third phase began on April 1. He also asked states to ensure universal vaccination of already registered healthcare workers (HCWs) and frontline workers (FLWs) at the earliest.

The Centre asked states and union territories to not carry on fresh registrations of healthcare and frontline workers for COVID-19 vaccination.

But, "various inputs have been received from different sources that in some of the Covid-19 vaccination centres (CVCs), some ineligible beneficiaries are being registered as HCWs [healthcare workers] and FLWs [frontline workers] and are getting vaccinated in complete violation of the prescribed guidelines", he said. He added that there has been an increase of 24 per cent in the database for HCWs in the past few days.

Sites across the state administered almost 250,000 vaccines in the past 24 hours, according to Cuomo. "Registrations of persons aged 45 years and above will continue to be permitted on CoWIN portal", he said in the letter. Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu said that under the "Vaccine at Doorsteps" initiative, there is no need to go and stand in the queue at the vaccination centre as now health teams will visit particular area/factory/village/residential society or private establishments for which the need is just to dial up administration for vaccination camp in their localities or premises.

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The latest data also showed there were 3,423 new cases, a slight rise from 3,402 reported the day before, though unlike countries such as France and Germany which are battling a third wave of the coronavirus, infections in Britain have been steadily falling.

More than three months into Italy's nationwide vaccination campaign, Lombardy this week opened a new centralized appointment portal after its previous system sent some elderly people hundreds of miles from home to get a jab and left others unable to get an appointment.

"We aim to vaccinate all the citizens of Delhi by May 3-4 once the Delhi government receives a good number of COVID-19 vaccine doses from the central government", the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader said in a statement.

A total of 6,75,36,392 vaccine doses have so far been administered across the country, according to a provisional report compiled at 8 pm.



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