In Pics: India Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccination For 15-18-Year-Olds

Updated: January 04, 2022 19:35 IST

Over 40 lakh children took the vaccine on January 3, the day COVID vaccination opened for teenagers in the 15 to 18 age group.

In Pics: India Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccination For 15-18-years-Old
Delhi has released a list of 159 centers for the vaccination of children of 15-18 years. Vaccination centers have been set up in government hospitals, dispensaries, polyclinics and Delhi government and municipal schools.
In Pics: India Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccination For 15-18-years-Old
In Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar reached the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) and launched the COVID-19 vaccination program for adolescents in the age group of 15 to 18 years.
In Pics: India Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccination For 15-18-years-Old
Here's a picture from Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya in Jharkhand where a COVID-19 vaccination camp was organised for teenagers.
In Pics: India Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccination For 15-18-years-Old
COVID-19 vaccination booth was set up in Chandigarh for vaccinating all teenagers of age group 15-18 years. For children, only Covaxin is available.
In Pics: India Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccination For 15-18-years-Old
Braving the cold weather, children from Lahaul and Spiti, a district in Himachal Pradesh came forward to get vaccinated against the COVID-19.
In Pics: India Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccination For 15-18-years-Old
In a fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Delhi Public School in Agra, Uttar Pradesh organised a vaccination camp within its campus for children.
In Pics: India Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccination For 15-18-years-Old
The COVID-19 vaccination drive for teenagers aged between 15 and 18 years started with right earnest in Ambala, Haryana.
In Pics: India Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccination For 15-18-years-Old
Teenagers came forward to take the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
In Pics: India Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccination For 15-18-years-Old
At a vaccination camp in Rajasthan's Jodhpur, a photo booth was set-up to motivate teenagers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and spread the word.
In Pics: India Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccination For 15-18-years-Old
Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) Kalsi Dehradun in Uttarakhand was selected to spearhead the COVID vaccination drive for children in the Kalsi block. Here's a picture from the drive.
In Pics: India Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccination For 15-18-years-Old
In Gujarat's Vadodara, a beneficiary turned up in school uniform to get the COVID-19 jab.
In Pics: India Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccination For 15-18-years-Old
"In my area, Palitana, Bhavnagar, children participated enthusiastically under the vaccination campaign started for children in the age group of 15-18 years", wrote Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya while sharing a picture on social media.

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