Saturday, June 19, 2021

More than 24.58 crore doses of corona vaccine administered in country so far

India has administered more than 24 crore 58 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine in the country so far.

Health Ministry said, more than 30 lakh 32 thousand Vaccine doses were administered on Thursday.

Out of which more than 27.33 lakh beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and more than 2.99 lakh beneficiaries received 2nd dose of the vaccine.

The country had launched the world’s largest Vaccination drive on 16th January this year.

The Ministry said, more than 18.64 lakh beneficiaries of the age group 18 to 44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine on Thursday and more than 77 thousand beneficiaries of the same age group received their second dose of COVID vaccine.

Cumulatively, over 3.58 crore peeople across 37 States and Union Territories have received Vaccine dose since the start of Phase-3 of the vaccination drive.

The Ministry said, Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal have administered more than 10 lakh beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years for the first dose of COVID vaccine.

The Liberalised and Accelerated Phase-3 Strategy of Covid-19 Vaccination has come into force from 1st of last month.

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