Sunday, December 5, 2021

Nearly 37 crore vaccine doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive

India’s cumulative COVID Vaccination Coverage has reached nearly 37 crore. The Union Health Ministry said, more than 36.08 lakh vaccine doses have been administered today. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from the 21st of last month.

The Ministry said, 17.93 lakh vaccine doses were administered as first dose and over 1.71 lakh vaccine doses given as second dose in the age group 18 to 44 years today. Cumulatively, over 10.82 crore persons in the age group 18 to 44 years across 37 States and UTs have received their first dose and more than 33.70 lakh have received their second dose since the start of Phase-3 of the vaccination drive.

Eight States namely Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Gujarat, Karnataka and Maharashtra have administered more than 50 lakh first dose of COVID-19 Vaccine in the age group 18 to 44 years.

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