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World’s Largest Vaccination Drive In Numbers

New Delhi:18 Jan 21 Nearly a year after India reported its first case of coronavirus from Kerala, the “start of the end of the pandemic”, as Health Minister Harsh Vardhan described it on Friday, began this morning with Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching the nationwide rollout. The government aims to vaccinate 1 crore healthcare workers and 2 crore frontline workers in the first phase.Across the country, states have geared up for the task after three dry runs – two of them nationwide – in the last few weeks. India’s Covid tally surged to 1.05 crore cases this morning with 15,158 new infections; over 1.5 lakh patients have died since the beginning of the pandemic.

 

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