The central government on Thursday announced that the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine will be administered to health workers from February 13.

97 percent people who have received the first dose of Coronavirus vaccine are satisfied, said the central government.

The Union Health Ministry reviewed the Covid situation in the country and said that 47 districts have not reported any new cases in the last 3 weeks. The ministry also added that 251 districts in the country have not registered any new deaths in the same period.

A total of 45 lakh 93 thousand 427 beneficiaries have been vaccinated against the disease till Thursday afternoon.

India became the fastest country in the world to reach the 4 million COVID-19 vaccination mark, achieving this feat in 18 days.

In a span of 24 hours, 3 lakh 10 thousand 604 people were vaccinated across 8,041 sessions.

The first phase of the nationwide vaccination drive against COVID-19 had begun on January 16. Healthcare workers have only been given the first dose, so far.