The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday stated the variety of COVID-19 vaccination doses administered in the nation had surpassed 24 crore. On Wednesday, 19,24,924 beneficiaries in the 18-44 age vary obtained the primary dose of vaccine, whereas 86,450 obtained the second dosage, in accordance with the ministry.
So far, the primary dose has been given to three,38,08,845 folks in the 18-44 age bracket all through states and union territories, whereas the second dose has been given to 4,05,114 individuals. The first dose was given to round 10 lakh people in the 18-44 age vary in Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal, in accordance with the ministry.
The nation has administered cumulatively 24,24,79,167 vaccine doses, in accordance with a provisional report at 7 pm on Wednesday. The whole embody 1,00,12,624 healthcare staff (HCWs) who’ve taken the primary dose and 69,11,311 HCWs who’ve taken the second dose, 1,64,71,228 frontline staff (FLWs) who’ve taken the primary dose and 87,51,277 FLWs who’ve obtained the second dose.
Besides, 7,33,23,267 beneficiaries in the 45-60 age group have obtained the primary dose and 1,16,22,718 have gotten the second dose. As many as 6,16,38,580 beneficiaries aged above 60 have gotten the primary dose and 1,95,34,203 have taken the second dose, the ministry stated.
On Wednesday, the 145th day of the nationwide vaccination drive, a complete of 31,31,759 vaccine doses had been administered. The ministry stated 28,37,572 beneficiaries had been vaccinated for the primary dose and a couple of,94,187 for the second dose.
The vaccination train as a instrument to guard probably the most susceptible inhabitants teams in the nation from COVID-19 continues to be often reviewed and monitored on the highest degree, the ministry underlined.
(With PTI inputs)