Almost 70 per cent of the villagers of Laipham Khunou has been administered the first dose of the Covid vaccine, said the general secretary of LKYDA
44 Assam Rifles personnel conducted Covid vaccination awareness drive in Tamenglong.
Twelve new COVID-19 positive cases were detected in Ukhrul district on Sunday, taking the total active case to 75, while eight patients were discharged.
The mass COVID-19 vaccination camps were organised at Mission Compound and Leishabithol area on Wednesday.
To keep mothers and children free from COVID-19, getting both doses of COVID-19 vaccine could be one of the most effective mechanisms, Dr Rupabati said.
The Manipur chief minister said that the government will continue house-to-house vaccination along with mobile vaccination at the spots of testing centres.
The order was issued after deciding to take the help of all the BLOs of Imphal East in the effort to cover the eligible and willing persons of the age group 18 years and above in the ongoing drive of COVID-19 vaccination in Imphal East.
IFP Editorial: Nobody asks you whether you have any past allergies or health issues. Perhaps, this is the basic problem leading to deaths after taking the shot. Not everyone dies after taking the shot, but even one or two deaths is enough to scare away the rest.
The deceased was administered the first dose of Covishield vaccine around 12 noon Monday.
The vaccination for journalists to be carried out in phases was conducted at the hospitals of 1st and 2nd Manipur Rifles located at Imphal West and Imphal East district respectively.
Around 1,000 people had enrolled to take the first jab of COVID-19 vaccine.
The vaccine will be available for people aged 45 years and above and no outsiders, including family members, will be allowed.
A total of 29,666 healthcare workers have been vaccinated in Manipur till Tuesday.
A total of 1,630 people were vaccinated in Manipur on Sunday.
No COVID-19 death case was reported in Manipur on Tuesday.
Naorem Sanayaima (48) from Kakching district, Ayush Pharmacist posted at the District Hospital Kangpokpi became the first person to be vaccinated in the district.
Tengnoupal CMO Dr Gojen said that 100 healthcare workers each from SDH, Moreh and PHC, Moreh will be vaccinated in the first phase of vaccination.
Around 80,000 to 1,00, 000 frontline workers will be vaccinated during the second phase which is likely to be started from February first week.
The National Regulatory Authority in the country has found both the vaccines safe and immunogenic, Manipur Health and Family Welfare said.
Uttar Pradesh accounts for maximum share of vaccinated beneficiaries.
The COVID-19 vaccination programme has been conducted only in 11 health centres of the state (including one private hospital) so far.
Manipur had received its first consignment of 54,000 doses of Covishield vaccine on January 14.
A total of 54 health workers were vaccinated in Chandel on Saturday.
CMO Dr Chambo Gonmei was the first beneficiary of the vaccine in Tamenglong district.
The union health minister has urged the public not to be misguided by anti-vaccine rumours.
The nodal officer of health services said the dry run is being carried out to monitor the vaccine delivery, testing receipt and allocation, deployment of team members, mock drill of session sites with test beneficiaries and finally, the necessary data entry in Co-WIN app.
Oxford-AstraZeneca is the second coronavirus vaccine to be authorised for use in the UK after the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine
Viz, 67, was administered a trial dose of COVID-19 vaccine of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin on November 20. The health minister was the first in the state who volunteered in the third trial of Covaxin.
Modi stressed that India considers vaccines as not only vital to good health but also as a global good, and it is India’s duty to assist other countries, including the nations in our neighbourhood, in the collective fight against the virus.
Pfizer claims that it has so far recruited about 23,000 of the projected 20,000 participants.