India crosses landmark milestone of over 1 cr vaccine doses administered against COVID19.
A total of 6 lakh 58 thousand 674 beneficiaries were vaccinated Friday which is the highest single day vaccinations during the on-going COVID19 vaccination drive.
Briefing the media in New Delhi this evening, Joint Secretary in Health Ministry Dr Mandeep Bhandari said, one crore 4 lakh 49 thousand 942 beneficiaries have been vaccinated till now. He said, 70 lakh 52 thousand 845 health care workers and 33 lakh 97 thousand 97 front line workers have been vaccinated till now. Dr Bhandari said, Health Care Workers first dose coverage of more than 75 per cent done in 12 States and UTs .
Health Care Workers first dose coverage of less than 50 per cent done in 7 States and UTs. The Joint Secretary said, Front Line Workers first dose coverage of more than 40 per cent done in 15 States and UTs