In Gujarat, as many as four lakh 87 thousand 960 people were vaccinated against COVID-19 yesterday on the first day of a mega drive launched across the state.
More than three lakh 72 thousand doses of COVID vaccines were administered to the beneficiaries in the age group of 18-44 years, for which the state has launched an on the spot registration facility. With this, the number of vaccine doses administered so far in the state went up to two crore 25 lakh.
The state reported 151 new cases in the last 24 hours. State Health Department said, 619 patients recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours pushing the count of recovered cases to 8,06,812.
With this, the state recovery rate rose to 98.09 per cent. There are 5,639 active cases of COVID-19 in the state.