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Mumbai becomes first district to complete 1 crore vaccinations against Covid-19

Mumbai has become the first district to complete one crore vaccinations against Covid-19, according to the data published on CoWin portal. A total of 1,00,60,411 crore vaccine doses have been administered as on Friday, covering 78% of the adult population with at least one shot.

Mumbai has an estimated adult population of 93.48 lakh people, of which 44,88,645 have got one dose and 27,85,883 got both. Over 43 lakh doses have been administered in the private sector, giving the city an advantage over other districts. Around 97% senior citizens have been covered with at least one dose, while 89% people aged 45-59 have got one shot. Among metros too, Mumbai is the second to hit one crore vaccinations after Delhi. The Mumbai Municipal Corporation administration said that till date, it has given 88 lakh 7 thousand 945 covishild vaccines. 8 lakh 6 thousand 189 vaccines of Covaxin and 30 thousand 632 vaccines of Sputnik.

According to Mumbai civic body, an estimated 2.5 lakh people are awaiting their second dose in the city.

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