India today administered more than ONE crore Covid vaccine doses under its Nationwide Vaccination drive. This is highest ever vaccination achieved in a single day since the start of vaccination drive. Union Health Ministry said, the country’s cumulative COVID vaccination coverage has crossed 62 crore today. The Ministry said, more than 47 crore vaccine doses have been administered as first dose and over 14 crore vaccine doses given as second doses so far.
The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June this year. It said, the vaccination exercise as a tool to protect the most vulnerable population groups in the country from COVID-19 continues to be regularly reviewed and monitored at the highest level.