Published On: Mon, Jan 25th, 2021

Karnataka becomes 1st state to vaccinate over 2 lakh healthcare workers against COVID-19

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 25 (ANI): Karnataka has become the first state in the country to vaccinate more than 2 lakh healthcare workers. As of 2 pm on Monday, 2,06,577 healthcare workers had been vaccinated against COVID-19, said the state health department.

A poster showcasing Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma remains inside a vacated store of a popular lifestyle brand in Bengaluru, Karnataka, amidst coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

Meanwhile, the cumulative number of healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID-19 crossed 16 lakh (16,13,667) in the country till 7.30 pm on Sunday through 28,613 sessions, according to the provisional report of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).

India reported 13,203 new COVID-19 cases, 13,298 discharges and 131 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the MoHFW reports.

With this, the total coronavirus cases in the country have risen to 1,06,67,736 including 1,84,182 active cases and 1,03,30,084 total discharges.
The total death toll in the country due to the infection mounted to 1,53,470 including the new deaths.

Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by The Sen Times staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: ANI

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