new Delhi: The central government has decided to extend the Kovid vaccination to children in the age group of 12-13 years and 13-14 years from March 16. Till now only children in the age group of 15 to 18 years were being given the corona vaccine. Apart from this, all people above 60 years of age will now be able to take the vaccine dose of corona vaccine from March 16, earlier it was being given to people above 60 years of age suffering from some other serious disease.
Vaccination started on 16 January 2021
Vaccination started in India on 16 January 2021 and vaccination was done in India in a phased manner. Meanwhile, trials of corona vaccine were conducted on children and children’s vaccines have been given earlier this year. So far 1,80,19,45,779 doses have been given in India. At the same time, 1,03,89,740 people have been given a precautionary dose of corona.