Government aims to hit 100 crore-jab target in ‘next few days’: Mandaviya | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Saturday requested states to ramp up their Covid vaccination drives with an goal to obtain 100 crore doses in subsequent few days. This got here whilst common weekly vaccination has been persistently dropping over final three weeks.
In the October 2-8 week, each day vaccination has remained in vary of 25.5 lakh to 78.9 lakh doses, averaging 59.8 lakh doses a day. After 2.5 crore doses had been administered on September 17, weekly common for the week of September 11-17 had jumped to 95.5 lakh doses a day. It dropped to 76 lakh doses and 69.2 lakh doses in the next two weeks (Sept 18-24 and Sept 25-Oct 1, respectively). Average each day vaccinations declined to a mean of 59.8 lakh doses between Oct 2-8.
In a gathering with states and UTs on Saturday, well being minister Mandaviya enquired about particular points that could be hindering the tempo of vaccination. He exhorted 19 states to escalate their tempo of inoculation in order that India can obtain administering 100 crore vaccine doses in the following few days. He underlined that administering 100 crore doses is the “immediate milestone” in India’s inoculation journey.

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