Over 56,000 eligible youngsters acquired their first Covid-19 vaccine doses in Delhi on Thursday, whereas greater than 24,000 precaution photographs have been additionally administered, in response to official figures.
The countrywide inoculation drive for the 15-18 age group began on January 3 whereas precaution photographs rolled out on January 10.
On January 13, a complete of 56,389 youngsters within the age bracket of 15-17 years have been vaccinated throughout Delhi until 5.30 pm, the each day bulletin mentioned.
The North West district scored the very best variety of inoculations until 5.30 pm on Thursday with 10,230 jabs, adopted by the Southwest district with 6,629.
Central Delhi district administered the bottom variety of 2,879 vaccine doses to the eligible youngsters on Thursday, the info confirmed.
A complete of 24,034 precautionary doses have been administered throughout Delhi together with 4,962 to Well being Care Staff (HCWs), 18,836 Entrance Line Staff (FLWs) and 5,236 senior residents.
In an enormous surge, Delhi recorded 28,867 recent Covid circumstances on Thursday, the sharpest single-day spike because the starting of the pandemic, and 31 deaths, whereas the positivity price surged to 29.21 per cent, in response to knowledge shared by town well being division.
Delhi’s earlier largest each day bounce of 28,395 circumstances was recorded on April 20 final yr.