Covid-19 vaccination: Turn out remains low, no takers in several states
The better performing states according to the union health ministry are Lakshadweep (89.3%) followed by Sikkim (85.7%) and Odisha (82.6%)
The government said that in case of any AEFI, the authorities will compensate the expenditure incurred on the treatment
As India entered the fourth day of covid-19 vaccination on Tuesday, the vaccine uptake remained low across states. Major vaccine hesitancy prevailed in states such as Punjab with only 27.9% beneficiaries turning up for vaccines followed by Puducherry with 34.6% and Tamil Nadu with only 34.9% healthcare workers and frontline workers opting for covid-19 vaccines.