New Delhi: The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered within the nation crossed 180 crore on Saturday, the Union well being ministry stated.
In a tweet on the vaccination milestone, Union Well being Minister Mansukh Mandaviya stated, “The determine of 180 crore vaccine doses crossed. Powered by spirit of Jan-Bhagidari (public participation), the world’s largest vaccination drive is touching new heights beneath PM Narendra Modi Ji’s management. Hold following COVID applicable behaviour even after getting vaccinated.”
180 करोड़ वैक्सीन डोज का आँकड़ा पार!
Powered by spirit of Jan-Bhagidari, the world’s largest vaccination drive is touching new heights beneath PM @NarendraModi Ji’s management.
— Dr Mansukh Mandaviya (@mansukhmandviya) March 12, 2022
Greater than 17 lakh (17,82,501) vaccine doses had been administered until 7 pm on Saturday, the well being ministry stated.
The every day vaccination tally is predicted to extend with the compilation of the ultimate experiences for the day by late night time, it stated.
Cumulatively, 96,70,88,980 first doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered and 81,27,51,251 second doses have been given, the ministry stated.
“India’s COVID-19 vaccination protection has crossed 180 crore landmark milestone (1,80,10,69,235) in the present day,” it stated.
Over 2.12 crore (2,12,29,004) precaution doses have been administered to the recognized classes of beneficiaries to date, the ministry stated.
Based on ministry knowledge, 55,32,99,604 first doses and 45,50,81,671 second doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to people within the 18-44 age group throughout states and union territories.
Within the 15-18 age group, 5,58,62,634 first doses and three,37,23,777 second doses have been administered, the ministry stated.
The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16, 2021, with healthcare staff getting inoculated within the first section. The vaccination of frontline staff began from February 2.
The subsequent section of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from March 1 for individuals aged above 60 and people aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid circumstances. The nation launched vaccination for all individuals aged above 45 from April 1.
The federal government then expanded the vaccination drive by permitting everybody above 18 to be inoculated from Might 1.
The subsequent section of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from January 3 this yr for adolescents in 15-18 age group.
India started administering precaution dose of COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare staff, frontline staff, together with personnel deployed for election responsibility, and people aged 60 and above with comorbidities from January 10 amid the nation witnessing a spike in coronavirus infections fuelled by its Omicron variant.
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