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“India Feels Proud”: PM Modi On 1 Year Of Vaccination Drive

Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned the vaccination drive added nice power to battle in opposition to Covid.

New Delhi:

Lauding India’s COVID-19 vaccination drive because it completes a yr, Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the moment mentioned it has added nice power to the battle in opposition to the pandemic and has resulted in saving lives and defending livelihoods.

When the pandemic first struck, not a lot was recognized in regards to the virus. However, our scientists and innovators immersed themselves in creating vaccines, he mentioned. India feels proud that our nation has been in a position to contribute to combating the pandemic via vaccines, PM Modi tweeted.

“I salute each and every individual who is associated with the vaccination drive,” he mentioned, including that the position of our medical doctors, nurses and healthcare employees is outstanding.

“When we see glimpses of people being vaccinated in remote areas, or our healthcare workers taking the vaccines there, our hearts and minds are filled with pride,” he mentioned.

The prime minister asserted that India’s strategy to combating the pandemic will all the time stay science primarily based. Health infrastructure can be being augmented to make sure that fellow residents get correct care, he mentioned, asking folks to maintain following all COVID-19 associated protocols.

The countrywide vaccination drive in opposition to COVID-19 on Sunday accomplished one yr, throughout which over 156.76 crore vaccine doses had been administered.

According to Health Ministry officers, over 92 per cent of the grownup inhabitants have obtained no less than one dose whereas over 68 per cent have been totally vaccinated. The Centre will subject a postal stamp this afternoon to mark the completion of 1 yr of the inoculation drive.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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