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More than 31.39 lakh of vaccine doses administered on the fourth day of ‘Tika Utsav’ | India News


NEW DELHI: The fourth day of ‘Tika Utsav’ across the country saw total vaccinations cross the 11.43 crore mark with more than 31.39 lakh of vaccine doses administered as of 8pm, the Health Ministry of the Union.
Three states have administered more than 1 crore of vaccines are Maharashtra (1,11,19,018), Rajasthan (1,02,15,471) and Uttar Pradesh (1,00,17,650).
Up to 69,974 Covid Vaccination Centers (CVCs) were operational, marking an increase from an average of 24,000 operational vaccination centers (45,000 CVCs on average are operational on any given day). Vaccines in the workplace have also enabled such a high participation of beneficiaries, the ministry said.
The cumulative number of doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in the country is 11,43,18,455 according to the interim report at 8:00 p.m.

These include 90,63,976 health workers (HCWs) who have taken the first dose and 56,03,568 HCWs who have taken the second dose, 1,02,09,443 first-line workers (PDAs) who have received the first dose, and 50 , 61,571 PDA that has taken the second dose.
In addition, 3,73,34,924 and 8,94,077 beneficiaries older than 45 to 60 years have received the first and second doses respectively, while 4,34,13,349 and 27,37,547 beneficiaries older than 60 years have taken the first and second doses respectively. .
A total of 31,39,063 doses of vaccine were administered until 8 pm, the 89th day of the national Covid-19 vaccination. Of these, 27,19,964 beneficiaries were vaccinated for the first dose and 4,19,099 beneficiaries received the second dose of the vaccine according to the interim report, the ministry said, adding that final reports would be completed by the day late at night. .
The nationwide vaccination campaign was launched on January 16 and health workers were vaccinated and vaccination of front-line workers started from February 2.
The next phase of the Covid-19 vaccination began on March 1 for people over the age of 60 and for people aged 45 and over with specific comorbid conditions.
India launched vaccination for all people over the age of 45 as of April 1.

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