India’s COVID-19 vaccinations cross 13.83 cr doses

New Delhi : The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 13.83 crore on Saturday as part of the world’s largest vaccination drive, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said here.

Cumulatively, 13,83,79,832 vaccine doses have been administered through 19,80,105 sessions, as per the provisional report till 0700 hrs this morning, the Ministry said.

These include 92,68,027 Health Care Workers (HCWs) who have taken the 1st dose and 59,51,076 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,18,51,655 Front Line Workers (FLWs) (1st dose), 61,94,851 FLWs (2nd dose), 4,91,45,265 1st dose beneficiaries and 71,65,338 2nd dose beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 4,66,71,540 (1st dose) and 21,32,080 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years.

Eight states account for 58.92 per cent of the cumulative doses given so far in the country.

‘Over 29 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours,’ the Ministry said.

As on Day-98 of the vaccination drive (April 23), 29,01,412 vaccine doses were given.18,63,024 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 26,927 sessions for 1st dose and 10,38,388 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine.

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