November 30, 2022

More than 2.26 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in India

NEW DELHI: The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in India  has crossed 2.26 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 2,26,85,598 vaccine doses have been given, as per the provisional report till 9 pm today.

These include 70,41,584 HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 37,12,906 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 67,73,081 FLWs (1stdose), 3,13,835 FLWs (2nd dose), 41,85,274 beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 6,58,918 beneficiaries 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
70,41,584 37,12,906 67,73,081 3,13,835 6,58,918 41,85,274

Total 16,96,588 vaccine doses were given till 9 pm today, the fifty second day of nationwide COVID19 vaccination. Out of which 14,30,954 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 2,65,634 HCWs and FLWs received 2nd dose of vaccine as per the provisional report. Final reports would be completed for the day by late tonight.

Date:8thMarch,2021
HCWs FLWs 45to<60yearswithCo-morbidities Over60years Total Achievement
1stDose 2ndDose 1stDose 2nd Dose 1stDose 1stDose 1stDose 2ndDose
55673 165358 163544 100276 178257 1033480 1430954 265634

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