August 17, 2022

More than 1.77 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in India

NEW DELHI: The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 1.77 Crore today.

The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on 16th Jan 2021 and vaccination of the Frontline Workers (FLWs) started from 2nd Feb 2021.The next phase of COVID-19 vaccination has commenced from 1st March 2021 for those who are over 60 years of age and for people aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid conditions.

A total of 1,77,11,287 vaccine doses have beengiven, as per the provisional report till 7 pm today.

These include 68,38,077HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 30,82,942HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 60,22,136 FLWs (1stdose), 54,177 FLWs (2nd dose), 14,95,016 beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 2,18,939beneficiaries aged 45 and above with specific co-morbidities.

HCWs FLWs 45 to <60 years with Co-morbidities Over 60 years
1st Dose 2nd Dose 1st Dose 2nd Dose 1st Dose 1st Dose
68,38,077 30,82,942 60,22,136 54,177 2,18,939 14,95,016

Total 10,93,954 vaccine doses were given till 7 pm today, the forty-eighth day of nationwide COVID19 vaccination. Out of which 8,34,141beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 2,59,813 HCWs and FLWsreceived 2nd dose of vaccine as per the provisional report. Final reports would be completed for the day by late tonight.

Date: 4th March,2021
HCWs FLWs 45to<60yearswithCo-morbidities Over60years TotalAchievement
1stDose 2ndDose 1stDose 2nd Dose 1stDose 1stDose 1stDose 2ndDose
47137 209838 217858 49975 75147 493999 834141 259813

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