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Covid-19 vaccines near the 12 crore mark in India: Ministry of Health | India News

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NEW DELHI: The total number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country approached the 12 crore mark on Friday with more than 26.14 lakh of doses as of 8 p.m., the Ministry of Health said on Friday. Union.
A total of 66,689 Covid Vaccination Centers (CVCs) were operational, representing an increase from an average of 21,689 operational 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, he said.
The accumulated doses of the Covid-19 vaccine administered in the country is 11,97,87,239, according to the provisional report at 8:00 p.m.
These include 91.04,680 healthcare workers (HCP) who have taken the first dose and 56,69,734 HCP who have taken the second dose, 1,06,58,497 first-line workers (PDA) who have received the first dose and 52 , 94,889 PDA that has taken the second dose.
In addition, 3,96,39,132 and 10,44,958 beneficiaries older than 45 to 60 years have received the first and second doses, respectively, while 4,48,99,446 and 34,75,903 people older than 60 years have taken the first and second dose. , respectively.

A total of 26,14,326 doses of vaccine were administered until 8 pm on Friday, the ninety-first of the national Covid-19 vaccination campaign.
Of which 19,91,780 beneficiaries were vaccinated for the first dose and 6,22,546 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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