Modi also announced that 80 crore people will continue to get decided amount of free food grain every month till Diwali under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojna.
At least 1,795 persons were also reportedly vaccinated with the second dose of the vaccine in Tamenglong
The third phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive for 18-45 age category began in Delhi on Monday.
COVID-19 vaccination for persons of 18 years and above will be delayed as Meghalaya is awaiting vaccine vials from SII, Pune.
Radheshyam appealed to all the eligible people to come out without any hesitation and get themselves vaccinated.
The cumulative number of active cases stood at 28,13,658 (16.25%) as 1,43,04,382 (82.62%) people have recovered from the disease and the death toll rose to 1,95,123 (1.13%) on Monday..
A total of 2,00,739 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported in India as per the latest update by the Union Health Ministry
IFP EDITORIAL: Amid reports of vaccine shortages and the strike by JNIMS employees, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren took his shot of the Covid 19 vaccine at JNIMS hospital and appealed to the general public to get themselves vaccinated during the Tikka Utsav. We sincerely hope there are enough vaccines in stock at the various health facilities.
At Tamenglong headquarter, 44 Assam Rifles celebrated Tika Utsav at Zeliangrong Baptist Church complex.
A total of 89,65,839 Healthcare Workers (HCWs) in India have been administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to the latest update.
In Manipur, at this critical point of the pandemic, the common people's behaviour will determine the trajectory of Covid-19.
Deliberately exposing the young and healthy adults to the virus while protecting the vulnerable population is a morally repugnant as well as a costly (in terms of human lives) option, writes Debananda S Ningthoujam
SII said it was pausing clinical trials of AstraZeneca Oxford COVID-19 vaccine candidate in India until AstraZeneca restarts the trials.
Russia claims that Sputnik V is safe, and efficacious and doesn’t elicit adverse side effects. It also asserts that the vaccine has completed all the necessary human trials.