New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lauded the record vaccination in country as the revised regime to administer covid-19 vaccination showed its clear signs. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, as many as over 80 lakh people were administered the vaccine today. The Prime Minister congratulated those who got vaccinated against the disease and also showered praises on front line workers for their tireless services.
“Today’s record-breaking vaccination numbers are gladdening. The vaccine remains our strongest weapon to fight COVID-19. Congratulations to those who got vaccinated and kudos to all the front-line warriors working hard to ensure so many citizens got the vaccine. Well done India!,” PM Modi wrote a tweet.
Nearly 81 lakh (80,95,314) vaccine doses were administered across the country till the evening as Centre’s ‘Revised Guidelines for Covid Vaccination’ kickstarted today, the Union Health Ministry said.
“More than 80 lakh doses of anti-COVID vaccine have been administered so far, on day one of the implementation of ‘Revised Guidelines for COVID Vaccination’ today,” the union health ministry said.
Meanwhile, India continued to record declining trend in Covid-19 cases for the past few weeks. The country logged in 53,256 fresh infections in the last 24 hours, the lowest daily spike after 88 days, on Monday. As many as 13,88,699 samples were tested yesterday as compared to 18,11,446 samples tested on Saturday.