According to CoWIN, vaccination for this age group accelerated around 3 p.m. on Wednesday and 23,457 children ages 12-14 received a vaccine dose until 9 p.m.

More than 23,000 children aged 12 to 14 received their first dose of the Corbevax vaccine on Wednesday, the first day of the vaccination campaign for this age group.

According to CoWIN, vaccination for this age group accelerated around 3 p.m. on Wednesday and 23,457 children ages 12-14 received a vaccine dose until 9 p.m.

Vaccination against COVID-19 in the 12-14 age group began with Biological E’s intramuscular vaccine Corbevax, which included two doses 28 days apart.

As of March 1, 2021, there were 4.7 crore children aged 12 and 13 in the country.

The Center has asked states to organize special Covid vaccination sessions through earmarked centers and train vaccinators to prevent vaccine mixing during inoculation of children aged 12-14.

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