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Over 16 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses Administered In India: Government


The whole variety of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered within the nation stands at 16,04,18,105.

New Delhi:

The whole variety of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered within the nation has crossed 16 crore with practically 11.5 lakh doses administered until 8 pm on Tuesday, the well being ministry mentioned.

It mentioned 2,29,999 beneficiaries within the 18-44 age group obtained the primary dose of the vaccine on Tuesday. A complete of 6,62,619 individuals on this age group have up to now obtained the primary dose throughout 12 states and Union territories.

The whole variety of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered within the nation stands at 16,04,18,105, in accordance with a provisional report compiled at 8 pm.

“India also administered more than 13 crore (13,00,03,225) doses as the first dose and more than three crore (3,04,14,880) vaccine doses as the second dose,” the ministry mentioned.

The beneficiaries embody 94,61,633 healthcare employees (HCWs) who’ve taken the primary dose, 63,20,945 HCWs who’ve taken the second dose, 1,35,59,294 frontline employees (FLWs) who’ve obtained the primary dose, 73,21,052 FLWs who’ve taken the second dose and 6,62,619 within the 18-44 age group who’ve taken the primary dose.

The 6,62,619 people aged 18-44 years embody 1,61,000 from Gujarat, 1,26,514 from Rajasthan, 1,11,231 from Maharashtra, 99,252 from Haryana, 79,975 from Delhi, 51,236 from Uttar Pradesh and 13,526 from Odisha.

Besides, 5,33,76,589 and 43,99,995 beneficiaries within the 45-60 age group have obtained the primary and the second dose of the vaccine respectively, whereas 5,29,43,090 and 1,23,72,888 beneficiaries above 60 years have taken the primary and the second dose respectively.

On the 109th day of the vaccination drive (Tuesday), the nation administered practically 11.5 lakh vaccine doses (11,49,009) until 8 pm — 6,15,220 beneficiaries vaccinated for the primary dose, 5,33,789 for the second dose — the ministry mentioned, including that the ultimate report for the day could be compiled by late night time.

The vaccination train as a software to guard essentially the most weak inhabitants teams within the nation from COVID-19 continues to be commonly reviewed and monitored on the highest degree, the ministry mentioned.

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