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9.7 million healthcare workers registered on Co-WIN app, says Govt

A total of 9.7 mn healthcare workers and 7.1 mn frontline workers have been registered on Co-WIN application till February 9, MoS for Health Ashwini Choubey told the Lok Sabha on Friday

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A total of 9.7 mn healthcare workers and 7.1 mn frontline workers have been registered on Co-WIN application till February 9, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey told the on Friday.

Till 9th February 2021, a total of 6.5 mn beneficiaries have received 1st dose of Covid-19 vaccine, he said in a written reply.

The National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for Covid-19 (NEGVAC) provides guidance on all aspects of Covid-19 vaccination including prioritization of population groups, procurement and inventory management, vaccine selection, vaccine delivery and tracking mechanism etc.

The NEGVAC has prioritized healthcare workers, frontline workers, people aged 50 years and above, and those aged less than 50 with comorbidities for Covid-19 vaccination.

"As on 9th February 2021, a total of 9.7 mn healthcare workers and 7.1 mn frontline workers have been registered on Co-WIN application," Choubey said.

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First Published: Sat, February 13 2021. 08:07 IST
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