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India has administered at least 660 million Covid vaccine doses till now | Latest News India

India had administered at least 660 million Covid vaccine doses by Wednesday, September 1. Union well being minister Mansukh Mandaviya spoke to the well being ministers of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to review the state of affairs there. Due to the rising instances in Kerala, he additionally mentioned with them Covid administration in areas bordering Kerala amid a spike in instances within the state.

Meanwhile, by 7pm on Tuesday, 661,738,647 vaccine doses got throughout the states and UTs. As many as 6,942,335 doses have been administered on the day. Of this, 4,857,946 got as the primary dose whereas 2,084,389 bought their second dose.

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In the 18-45 age group, 3,594,907 got the primary dose whereas 1,039,972 doses got because the second dose on the day. Cumulatively, 258,965,198 individuals have been given the primary dose whereas 29,799,597 have gotten their second shot as effectively.

Among the healthcare staff, 10,359,284 have been given the primary dose whereas 8,412,633 have gotten their second dose as effectively. Among the frontline staff, 18,325,480 have gotten their first dose and 13,312,134 have gotten their second dose too.

India’s Covid tally maintained an upward trajectory for the second consecutive day on Thursday because it reported 47,092 instances within the final 24 hours, the information up to date on the Union well being ministry’s web site at 8am confirmed. The quantity was 12 per cent larger than that of Wednesday when it logged 41,965 instances, as per the well being ministry information.

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