Over 16.24 crore COVID vaccine doses administered in India: Govt


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Over 16.24 crore COVID vaccine doses administered in India: Govt

The cumulative variety of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered within the nation to date stands at 16,24,30,828, the well being ministry stated on Wednesday. It stated 2,30,305 beneficiaries within the 18-44 age group obtained the primary dose of the vaccine on Wednesday throughout 12 states and Union territories.

The whole variety of individuals on this age group who’ve been inoculated towards the viral illness stands at 9,02,731, the ministry stated.

The cumulative variety of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered within the nation stands at 16,24,30,828, in keeping with a provisional report compiled at eight pm.

The beneficiaries embrace 94,79,901 healthcare staff (HCWs) who’ve taken the primary dose, 63,52,975 HCWs who’ve obtained the second dose, 1,36,49,661 frontline staff (FLWs) who’ve taken the primary dose, 74,12,888 FLWs who’ve obtained the second dose and 9,02,731 within the 18-44 age group who’ve taken the primary dose.

Moreover, 5,37,95,272 and 48,29,091 beneficiaries within the 45-60 age group have taken the primary and the second dose of the vaccine respectively, whereas 5,31,09,064 and 1,28,99,245 beneficiaries above 60 years of age have been administered the primary and the second dose respectively.

As on the 110th day (Could 5) of the continued nationwide inoculation drive towards COVID-19, a complete of 18,90,346 vaccine doses had been administered — eight,66,423 beneficiaries vaccinated for the primary dose and 10,23,923 for the second dose, the ministry stated, including that the ultimate report for the day can be compiled by late evening.

The vaccination train as a software to guard essentially the most susceptible inhabitants teams within the nation from the viral illness continues to be repeatedly reviewed and monitored on the highest stage, the ministry stated.

The nationwide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 with HCWs getting inoculated first. The vaccination of FLWs began from February 2.

The subsequent section of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from March 1 for these over 60 years of age and people aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid circumstances.

The nation launched vaccination for these aged above 45 from April 1.  

The implementation of the Liberalised and Accelerated Section three Technique of COVID-19 Vaccination to inoculate these within the age group of 18-44 years began from Could 1.

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