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580 cases of adverse reactions, two deaths not related to Covid vaccination: Centre on Day 3 IndiaFightsCorona
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580 cases of adverse reactions, two deaths not related to Covid vaccination: Centre on Day 3

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 18 Jan 2021, 10:01 pm

New Delhi/IBNS: A total of 3,81,305 beneficiaries have been vaccinated against the deadly coronavirus till Monday through 7,704 sessions, the Centre stated sharing a provisional report.

As per the report, 1,48,266 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 5 pm Monday, the third day of nationwide COVID19 vaccination. Final reports would be completed for the day by late tonight.

The government also stated that 580 cases of Adverse Event Following Immunization (AEFI) have been reported so far. Out of these, seven have required hospitalization.

Of the three cases reported from Delhi, two have been discharged whereas once case with reporting fainting is under observation at Max Hospital, Patparganj. 

Meanwhile, of the two fatalities reported, the death of the 52-year-male from Moradabad, UP (who was vaccinated on 16th Jan 2021 and died on the evening of 17th Jan 2021) is not related to vaccination as per the post mortem report, the government said in a statement.

"Death was caused due to cardiopulmonary disease," it added.

The second death was of a male person aged 43 years, resident of Bellary, Karnataka. He was vaccinated on 16 Jan, 2021 and died on Monday.

"The cause of death is anterior wall infarction with Cardiopulmonary failure. The post mortem is scheduled today at Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary, Karnataka," said the statement.