Over 12 crores of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in 92 days in India

New Delhi, April 18 (PTI) India took just 92 days to hit the 12 crore vaccination mark, the fastest country to do so, the Union’s health ministry said on Sunday.

Next is the United States which took 97 days and China which took 108 days.

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 12 crore as part of the world’s largest vaccination campaign, he said.

A total of 12,26,22,590 doses of vaccine were administered over 18,15,325 sessions, according to the interim report until 7 a.m.

These included 91,28,146 health workers (HCs) who took the first dose and 57,08,223 HCs who took the second dose, 1,12,33,415 health workers who received the first dose and 55, 10,238 health workers who took the second dose.

In addition, 4,55,94,522 and 38,91,294 beneficiaries aged over 60 received the first and second dose, respectively, and 4,04,74,993 and 10.81,759 beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 received respectively. taken the first and second dose, respectively.

Eight states account for 59.5% of the total doses administered to date in the country.

“The four states of Gujarat (1,03,37,448), Maharashtra (1,21,39,453), Rajasthan (1,06,98,771) and UP (1,07,12,739) have so far administered over 1 million doses each to their population. Gujarat carried out 1 crore of vaccinations on April 16 while the other three states carried it out on April 14, ”the ministry said.

“India took just 92 days to reach 12 crore of vaccinations, the fastest country to do so. It is followed by the United States which took 97 days and China (108 days), ”the ministry said.

More than 26 lakh vaccination doses were administered in 24 hours.

As on the 92nd day of the vaccination campaign (April 17), 26.84,956 doses of vaccine were administered. A total of 20 22,599 beneficiaries were vaccinated during 39,998 sessions for the first dose and 6,62,357 beneficiaries received the second dose of the vaccine, he said. PTI PLB
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