This edition of the COVID-19 Impact on Indian states covers news articles February 09, 2021 – February 15, 2021.
13th February 2021 | Outlook
1,856 healthcare workers were administered the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine on February 13. The healthcare workers had received their first dose during the first phase of vaccination drive four weeks ago.
13th February 2021 | The Times of India
The health department said that the Maharashtra government would start administering the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine from February 15. Those healthcare workers, who have received their first dose of the vaccine and completed the four-week period, will be eligible for the second dose as per the standard guidelines laid down by the central health ministry, the official from the state health department said.
13th February 2021 | Business Standard
The second dose of COVID-19 vaccination for health care workers in Tamil Nadu commenced on February 13, 28 days after they took the first shot, with a senior official saying that it would soon be available to members of the public. Health Secretary who inspected the administering of the second dose to healthcare workers said the vaccination drive would soon be extended to the public. Nearly 227,340 people, including 190 thousand health workers, 19,405 frontline workers and 9,789 police personnel have so far been vaccinated in Tamil Nadu.
15th February 2021 | ANI
Karnataka’s Health and Family Welfare and Medical Education Minister said the second phase of COVID-19 vaccination in the state will on February 15. As on February 14, 409,836 healthcare workers and 86,798 frontline workers have been administered the first dose of vaccine across the state with a coverage of 50 per cent and 30 per cent respectively.