Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh has taken the first dose of Covid19 vaccine.

N Biren Sigh took the vaccine at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) in Imphal on Sunday during the launch of Tika Utsav (festival of vaccine).

The Manipur chief minister has appealed to the people, who are eligible to take the vaccine, to get administered and remain safe from the second wave of Covid19 poandemic.

“Took my 1st dose of #COVID19 vaccine at JNIMS during the launching of #TikaUtsav (11th-14th April 2021).
I appeal to all those who are eligible to take the vaccine. Stay safe from the #SecondWave,” chief minister N Biren Singh tweeted while sharing pictures.

“Together, let us make our State and the Country COVID-19 free,” he added.

The Manipur CM appreciated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for calling him in the morning on Sunday to urge the people of the state to participate in the Tika Utsav from April 11-14 and follow ‘Test, Track & Treat’ mantra.

“My deep appreciation to PM Shri@narendramodiji for his unswerving concern for the people of the State, calling me this morning to urge my people to participate in the #TikaUtsav from April 11-14, follow the Test,Track &Treat mantra & building Micro Containment Zones ourself,” the chief minister tweeted.

The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered across the country crossed 10 crore on Sunday, the Union health ministry said in a statement.

Cumulatively, 10,15,95,147 vaccine doses have been administered through 15,17,963 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am on Sunday.

These included 90,04,063 HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 55,08,289 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 99,53,615 FLWs (1stdose), 47,59,209 FLWs (2nddose), 3,96,51,630 1st dose beneficiaries and 18,00,206 2nd dose beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 3,02,76,653 (1st dose) and 6,41,482 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60.

More than 35 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours, the Union health ministry said on Sunday.

As on Day-85 of the vaccination drive on April 10, 2021, a total of 35,19,987 vaccine doses were given.

Out of which, 31,22,109 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 42,553 sessions for 1st dose and 3,97,878 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of the vaccine.

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