The Country has administered more than 18 crore 22 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine so far.
Over 96 lakh 42 thousand Healthcare Workers have taken the 1st dose and more than 66 lakh Health care workers have taken the 2nd dose, over one crore 44 lakh Frontline Workers have taken the 1st dose and more than 81 lakh front line workers have taken the 2nd dose.
The Union Health Ministry said that more than 17 lakh 33 thousand beneficiaries were inoculated with Covid-19 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours.
Out of this, more than 11 lakh 19 thousand beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and nearly six lakh beneficiaries received 2nd dose of the vaccine.
The Ministry informed that with more than five lakh 58 thousand beneficiaries in the age group of 18 to 44 years receiving their first dose of COVID vaccine in the past 24 hours, the cumulative vaccination figures in this age group has crossed over 48 lakh 21 thousand.
The liberalised and accelerated Phase-3 Strategy of Covid-19 Vaccination has come into force from 1st of this month.