The full variety of anti-Covid jabs administered throughout the nation has zoomed previous the seven-crore mark, the Union well being ministry mentioned on Friday.
As many as 7,06,18,026 vaccine doses had been administered until 8 pm, together with 6,13,56,345 individuals who acquired their first dose.
The ministry mentioned that 12,76,191 doses got solely on Friday — the 77th day of the countrywide vaccination drive — as India registered the best single-day rise in new infections within the final six months.
Whereas 12,40,764 individuals acquired the primary dose, 35,427 beneficiaries obtained the second dose, as per the provisional report by late night time.
The second dose of the vaccine has been administered to 92,61,681 individuals. The ministry mentioned the numbers included 89,03,809 healthcare staff (HCWs) and 95,15,410 frontline staff, who’ve taken the primary dose.
As many as 52,86,132 HCWs and 39,75,549 FLWs have taken the second dose, the ministry mentioned, including that 4,29,37,126 beneficiaries above 45 years of age have been administered the primary dose.
A complete of 11,83,917 individuals aged 45 and above got the primary dose on 2 April.
Greater than 36.7 lakh Covid-19 vaccine doses had been administered on 1 April, the best single-day protection until now, the ministry had mentioned.
The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on 16 January with healthcare staff getting inoculated and the vaccination of frontline staff began on 2 February.
The following section of Covid-19 vaccination commenced from 1 March for these over 60 years of age and for individuals aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid situations.
India launched vaccination for all individuals aged 45 and above from 1 April.
Eight states account for 59.58% of the cumulative doses given to this point. Maharashtra alone accounts for 9.48% of the overall doses given in India,