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660 beneficiaries administered COVID-19 vaccine in Pune till noon

ANI | Updated: Jan 16, 2021 17:17 IST


Pune (Maharashtra) [India], January 16 (ANI): As many as 660 beneficiaries have received vaccine shot against COVID-19 in Pune, till 1 pm on Saturday, according to District Administration, Pune.
As many as 32 people at District Hospital Sindh have been vaccinated for COVAXIN while the rest all were vaccinated for COVISHIELD here.
There are 39 vaccination centers in Pune and the district has received 1,11,000 COVID vaccine doses.
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched India's vaccination drive against the novel coronavirus via video conferencing.
Billed as the world's largest vaccination program, covering the entire length and breadth of the country, the drive aims to first inoculate millions of its healthcare and frontline workers and reach an estimated 3 crore people by the end of its first phase.
The state of Punjab has received 2,04,500 doses of the Covishield vaccine. Over the next five days, 1.74 lakh health workers will receive the vaccine with 40,000 covered every day. (ANI)

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