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COVID Vaccine Related Adverse Events In India Negligible: Govt

BP World Bureau | Jan 21 2021 12:12:23 PM
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NEW DELHI: Union government said that India has experienced the least adverse event related to COVID-19 immunisation.

India reported at least 600 adverse events following immunisation (AEFI) in the past five days, one of the lowest in the world. 

10 people have been hospitalised in six states of which seven have been discharged.

Read: COVID-19 Update: India Sees A Fall in Daily Cases, Some Immunised Suffer Adverse Reaction 

As per the government data, India has vaccinated close to 800,000 (7,868,42) healthcare workers against novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) through 14,119 sessions.

In India, there are 1,06,10,883 cases of COVID-19 and out of that, 1,92,308 are active cases, 1,02,65,706 people recovered and 1,52,869 people died.