Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the ‘record-breaking’ vaccination count as the revised guidelines for Covid-19 vaccination came into effect on Monday and also lauded front-line warriors working hard to ensure so many citizens got the vaccine.
Modi said the record-breaking vaccination for coronavirus disease (Covid-19) was ‘gladdening’. In his tweet, PM said, “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!”. As many as 4.7 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine were administered in a single day on Monday, according to Union health minister Harsh Vardhan. “World’s largest vaccine drive blazes ahead, firing on all cylinders. A record-breaking 47 lakh Covid-19 vaccine doses administered so far on Day 1 of implementation of revised guidelines of our vaccination drive,” the minister tweeted. The Union Health Ministry on Monday informed that 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 on Monday.