India achieves highest single day Covid vaccination coverage mark

at 2:57 pm
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New Delhi: India has achieved the highest ever single-day vaccination coverage mark with the inoculation of over 1.33 crore beneficiaries in the last 24 hours.

This feat has been achieved twice in the last five days, the Health Ministry said in a statement today.

With the administration of 1,33,18,718 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 65.41 Cr (65,41,13,508) as per provisional reports till 7 am today, it said.

This has been achieved through 69,06,357 sessions, it added.

The total of 65,41,13,508 include 1,03,58,781 Healthcare Workers (HCWs) who have taken the 1st dose and 83,94,433 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,83,24,133 Frontline Workers (FLWs) (1st dose), 1,32,40,353 FLWs (2nd dose), and 25,49,87,18 for 18-44 years of age group (1st dose) and 2,87,15,564 received second dose.

13,21,30,747 for over 45 years old to 59 years old (1st Dose), 5,51,36,56 for over 45 years old to 59 years old (2nd dose), 8,75,30,680 for above 60 years (1st Dose) and 4,52,95,071 for above 60 years (2nd Dose), the statement read.