New Delhi, January 3: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said the COVID-19 vaccination drive is based on election process planned down to the booth level. Dr Harsh Vardhan said 96,000 vaccinators have been trained so far, adding that vaccination centres are designed intricately with separate waiting, vaccinating and observation room. He also listed down features of the Co-WIN app, designed for the vaccination drive. COVID-19 Vaccination in India Schedule: Who Will Get the Coronavirus Vaccine First in the Country? Dr Harsh Vardhan Lists Out Categories for Phase 1.
Magh Mela, an annual festival held in the month of Magha (according to the Hindu calendar) near river banks and Hindu temples, will be organised in Prayagraj. Preparations for the celebrations of Magh Mela are in full swing. This is the first big religious congregation that will be organised amid COVID-19. Devotees will have to compulsorily bring a COVID-19 negative report through the RT-PCR test method. College Students in Uttar Pradesh to Be Given Tablets With Pre-Loaded Study Material, 160 Tablets to Be Allotted in 7 Districts Soon.
The Indian cricket team could lose some of its top batsmen ahead of the third Test against Australia beginning January 7 in Sydney after five of its players were put in isolation for alleged breach of Cricket Australia's bio-security protocols. Vice-Captain Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill, Prithvi Shaw and Navdeep Saini have been put in isolation.