Up to date: Apr 11, 2021 12:52 IST
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 11 (ANI): As ‘Tika Utsav‘ or vaccine competition has began within the nation from immediately, folks arrived at Rajiv Gandhi Normal hospital in Chennai to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine jab.
Tika Utsav goals to inoculate the utmost variety of eligible folks in opposition to the coronavirus.
Kishan from Chennai stated, “Positively, it’s a good competition that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has introduced, I’m grateful to him and I took my first dose of vaccine immediately. All folks ought to come ahead to take the vaccine.”
In the meantime, the four-day-long ‘Tika Utsav‘ will proceed until April 14.
In a tweet, PM Modi stated: “We’re going to start ‘Tika Utsav‘ immediately nationwide. I urge countrymen to abide by 4 issues – help those that need assistance getting inoculated, assist folks in COVID therapy, put on masks and inspire others and if somebody exams optimistic, create a micro-containment zone within the space.”
In line with Union Well being Ministry, Tamil Nadu reported 3,528 new COVID-19 circumstances and 23 deaths within the final 24 hours. There are at the moment 33,659 energetic circumstances within the state. As many as 8,74,305 recoveries and 12,863 deaths have been reported to date.
Within the highest single-day spike, India reported greater than 1.52 lakh new COVID-19 circumstances on Sunday. That is the fifth consecutive day when a couple of lakh circumstances have been reported within the nation. (ANI)