India has crossed a major landmark with administration of more than 21 Crore Cumulative Covid Vaccine Doses so far. Union Health Ministry said, vaccination is an integral pillar of the comprehensive strategy of the Government for containment and management of the pandemic, along with Test, Track, Treat and COVID Appropriate Behaviour.
The Ministry said that more than 30 lakh 35 thousand vaccine doses were given in the country in the last 24 hours. Out of which nearly 26 lakh beneficiaries were vaccinated the 1st dose whereas around four lakh beneficiaries received their 2nd dose of the vaccine. The Ministry said, more than 14 lakh beneficiaries in the age group 18 to 44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine in the last 24 hours and nearly ten thousand beneficiaries of the same age group received their second dose of vaccine.
The Ministry said, more than 10 lakh beneficiaries in the age group of 18-44 years have already received their first dose of COVID vaccine in the States of Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. The Liberalised and Accelerated Phase-3 Strategy of Covid-19 Vaccination has come into force from 1st of this month.