In its battle towards the COVID-19 pandemic, India has crossed an essential milestone of administering over 3.29 crore vaccine doses, the Union Well being Ministry stated on Tuesday.
A complete of three,29,47,432 vaccine doses have been given until Tuesday 8 am, in line with the union well being ministry’s web site.
India adminstered 30,39,394 lakh covid vaccines on Monday, its highest in a day.
The vaccination of beneficiaries aged over 60 has touched 1 crore inside 15 days, the ministry stated.
Of the full 30,39,394 doses given in a span of 24 hours on March 15, 26,27,099 beneficiaries have been administered the first dose and 4,12,295 people have been given the 2nd dose, in line with the info compiled at 7 am.
Of the cumulative 3,29,47,432 doses which have been administered until now, 2,70,79,484 beneficiaries obtained the first dose and 58,67,948 people have taken the 2nd dose.
The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare staff getting inoculated and vaccination of the frontline staff began from February 2.
The following part of COVID-19 vaccination has commenced from March 1 for individuals who are over 60 years of age and for folks aged 45 and above with specified comorbid situations.