90% health workers get 1st dose in 9 states/UTs

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on March 2, 2021
States such as Jharkhand, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat and the UT of Ladakh have achieved 100% coverage of healthcare workers for the first dose, the government said, underlining that even states like Tamil Nadu, where vaccine hesitancy was initially an issue, are now among better performers.

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Published on February 27, 2021 -  01:15
70% health workers vaccinated with both doses: Govt
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan informed that 77 per cent of health care workers have been administered with the first dose and 70 per cent got the second dose so far. "Vaccination at private facilities will be charged subject to a financial ceiling whereas vaccination at government facilities is totally free, the cost being borne by Central government," he added.

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Jharkhand

State in eastern India
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After Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Odisha complaining of shortage of vaccine doses, Rajasthan too has written to Centre, asking it to..
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Tamil Nadu

State in southern India
When Tamil Nadu was gearing up for polls, Sadhguru launched a nationwide campaign to free temples in the southern state from government control.
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Tamil Nadu High Court had earlier warned the state government that the situation appears to be very serious but there is no lockdown yet.
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Urging the public to extend their cooperation, it was added that the state government was taking all measures to curb the spread of the virus.
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Ladakh

Region administered by India as a union territory
India and China have agreed at their 11th round of military talks to jointly maintain stability on the ground, and avoid any new incidents in eastern Ladakh. A..
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India on Friday once again asked China to complete the stalled troop disengagement at Gogra, Hot Springs and Demchok, stop blocking Indian patrols in Depsang..
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China on Thursday said that India's proposal for the restoration of the status quo of April 2020 at eastern Ladakh could be discussed at the next meetings..
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Gujarat

State in western India
The top court had in February sought a response from the Centre, and the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana and Bihar on the plea which has claimed..
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Ten states including Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Kerala and Punjab have shown a steep rise..
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