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Nearly 38 lakh teens got vaccinated till 7 pm on first day of expanded immunisation drive

Nearly 38 lakh teenagers in the 15-18 age group took their first vaccine dose against COVID-19 as of 7 pm on Monday, 3 January, as per the Cowin portal, amid rising concerns over a fast-spreading third wave.

Meanwhile, close to 27 lakh teenagers have registered for their first dose so far, as per the Cowin website.

Dr RS Sharma, Cowin Chief and CEO, National Health Authority on COVID-19 Vaccination, said, “Children are quite excited and taking the vaccination very seriously,” news agency ANI quoted him as saying.

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He also added, “Eligible persons for the COVID-19 precautionary dose don’t have to register themselves again on Cowin app. They can just schedule their appointment for the precautionary dose from the same (Cowin) account.”

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According to news agency ANI, the Health Ministry clarified that “only Covaxin is approved for beneficiaries aged less than 18 years. Beneficiaries aged 18 and above are eligible for all vaccines. Validations have been put in place in the CoWIN system to ensure that vaccination is carried out as per government policy.”

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