51 persons reported complications after getting vaccine, says Health Minister
New Delhi: Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Sunday informed that 51 persons have reported complications after taking the Covid-19 vaccination shots. The vaccination drive began a day before in the national capital.
He said that there was one severe case. He was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
“Only one case in Delhi had to be admitted to the hospital, the remaining 51 did not have to be hospitalised. They were only observed for a short while,” the minister said.
The person who was admitted at the AIIMS is a security guard at the hospital. He was admitted in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) last night. As per reports, he is stable now.
On the first day of the vaccination drive, more than 4,000 healthcare workers were vaccinated in the national capital.
Six central hospitals have been given Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin whereas other hospitals have been given Covishield, which is developed by the Oxford University with pharma major AstraZeneca, and manufactured by the Serum Institute.