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Over 7 crore coronavirus vaccine doses administered in India: Govt

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The cumulative variety of coronavirus vaccine doses administered in the nation crossed seven crore with 12,76,191 doses given until 8 pm on Friday, the Health Ministry mentioned as India registered this year’s highest single day rise of 81,466 infections.

So far, 1,23,03,131 individuals have examined constructive for coronavirus in the nation, based on a provisional report until 7 pm on Friday.

The nation has administered a complete of 7,06,18,026 vaccine doses until 8 pm, the ministry mentioned, including that the quantity included 6,13,56,345 individuals who acquired its first dose.

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The second dose of the vaccine has been administered to 92,61,681 individuals.

The ministry mentioned the numbers included 89,03,809 healthcare staff (HCWs) and 95,15,410 frontline staff, who’ve taken the primary dose.

As many as 52,86,132 HCWs and 39,75,549 FLWs have taken the second dose, the ministry mentioned, including that 4,29,37,126 beneficiaries above 45 years of age been administered the primary dose.

“Total 12,76,191 vaccine doses got until 8 pm on Friday, the 77th day of nationwide COVID-19 vaccination,” the ministry mentioned, including that 12,40,764 acquired the primary dose whereas 35,427 beneficiaries acquired the second dose as per the provisional report and closing numbers will probably be compiled by by late evening.

A complete of 11,83,917 individuals aged 45 and above got the primary dose on April 2.

More than 36.7 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses had been administered on April 1, the best single-day protection until now, the ministry had mentioned.

The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare staff getting inoculated and vaccination of frontline staff began from February 2.

The subsequent part of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from March 1 for these over 60 years of age and for individuals aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid situations.

India launched vaccination for all individuals aged 45 and above from April 1.

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