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Cumulative Covid-19 Vaccination Coverage Exceeds Rs 22 Crore – Government | India News


NEW DELHI: India has achieved a significant milestone as cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage has crossed the 22 crore mark, according to the 7pm interim report, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
The ministry said 11,37,597 beneficiaries in the 18 to 44 age group received their first dose and 19,523 beneficiaries in the same age group received their second dose of the Covid vaccine on Wednesday. In total, 2,25,40,803 people in 37 states and UT have received their first dose and 59,052 have received their second dose since the start of phase three of the vaccination campaign.
Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal have administered the first dose of the vaccine to more than 10 lakh of beneficiaries in the age group of 18 to 44 years . said the ministry.
The total of 22,08,62,449 beneficiaries includes 99,11,519 health workers (HCP), who have taken the first dose, and 68,14,165 HCP, who have taken the second dose, 1,58,39,812 first-line workers (PDA) who have received the first dose, 85,76,750 PDA who have taken the second dose and 2,25,40,803 and 59,052 individuals in the age group of 18 to 44 years who have received the first and second doses, respectively.
In addition, 6,78,25,793 and 1,09,67,786 beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years have received the first and second doses respectively, while 5,93,85,071 and 1,89,41,698 beneficiaries over 60 years have received the first . and second dose.
As on day 138 of the vaccination campaign (June 2), a total of 22,45,112 doses of vaccine were administered.
The ministry said 20,28,867 beneficiaries received the first dose and 2,16,245 beneficiaries received the second dose of the vaccine, according to the interim report until 7 p.m.
Final reports for the day would be completed on Wednesday night.
The vaccination exercise, as a tool to protect the country’s most vulnerable population groups from Covid-19, continues to be regularly reviewed and monitored at the highest level, the ministry stressed.

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