New Delhi: The cumulative variety of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 1.77 crore, the Union Well being Ministry stated on Thursday.
The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare staff (HCWs) getting inoculated and vaccination of frontline staff (FLWs) ranging from February 2.
The subsequent part of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from March for these above 60 years of age and for individuals aged 45 and above with specified comorbid situations.
A complete of 1,77,11,287 vaccine doses have been given, as per the provisional report until Thursday 7 pm.
These embody 68,38,077 healthcare staff, who’ve taken the primary dose and 30,82,942 healthcare staff who’ve taken the second dose, 60,22,136 frontline staff (first dose), 54,177 FLWs (second dose), 14,95,016 beneficiaries over 60 years and a couple of,18,939 people aged 45 and above with particular comorbidities, the ministry stated.
A complete of 10,93,954 vaccine doses got until 7 pm on Thursday, the forty-eighth day of the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.
“Out of which, 8,34,141 beneficiaries had been vaccinated for first dose and a couple of,59,813 HCWs and FLWs obtained second dose of vaccine as per the provisional report,” the ministry stated, including that remaining reviews could be accomplished for the day by late evening.
A complete of 8,34,141 beneficiaries embody 4,93,999 individuals aged over 60 years and 75,147 people aged between 45-60 with specified comorbidities.
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