Over 180 crore Covid vaccine doses administered in India up to now: Govt

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New
Delhi,
Mar
12:

The
cumulative
COVID-19
vaccine
doses
administered
in
the
nation
crossed
180
crore
on
Saturday,
the
Union
well being
ministry
mentioned.

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In
a
tweet
on
the
vaccination
milestone,
Union
Well being
Minister
Mansukh
Mandaviya
mentioned,
“The
determine
of
180
crore
vaccine
doses
crossed.
Powered
by
spirit
of
Jan-Bhagidari
(public
participation),
the
world’s
largest
vaccination
drive
is
touching
new
heights
beneath
PM
Narendra
Modi
Ji’s
management.
Hold
following
COVID
applicable
behaviour
even
after
getting
vaccinated.”

Extra
than
17
lakh
(17,82,501)
vaccine
doses
had
been
administered
until
7
pm
on
Saturday,
the
well being
ministry
mentioned.

The
every day
vaccination
tally
is
anticipated
to
improve
with
the
compilation
of
the
ultimate
studies
for
the
day
by
late
night time,
it
mentioned.

Cumulatively,
96,70,88,980
first
doses
of
COVID-19
vaccine
have
been
administered
and
81,27,51,251
second
doses
have
been
given,
the
ministry
mentioned.

“India’s
COVID-19
vaccination
protection
has
crossed
180
crore
landmark
milestone
(1,80,10,69,235)
right this moment,”
it
mentioned.

Over
2.12
crore
(2,12,29,004)
precaution
doses
have
been
administered
to
the
recognized
classes
of
beneficiaries
so
far,
the
ministry
mentioned.

In accordance
to
ministry
information,
55,32,99,604
first
doses
and
45,50,81,671
second
doses
of
COVID-19
vaccine
have
been
administered
to
people
in
the
18-44
age
group
throughout
states
and
union
territories.

In
the
15-18
age
group,
5,58,62,634
first
doses
and
3,37,23,777
second
doses
have
been
administered,
the
ministry
mentioned.

The
countrywide
vaccination
drive
was
rolled
out
on
January
16,
2021,
with
healthcare
employees
getting
inoculated
in
the
first
section.
The
vaccination
of
frontline
employees
began
from
February
2.

The
subsequent
section
of
COVID-19
vaccination
commenced
from
March
1
for
individuals
aged
above
60
and
these
aged
45
and
above
with
specified
co-morbid
circumstances.
The
nation
launched
vaccination
for
all
individuals
aged
above
45
from
April
1.

The
authorities
then
expanded
the
vaccination
drive
by
permitting
everybody
above
18
to
be
inoculated
from
Could
1.

The
subsequent
section
of
COVID-19
vaccination
commenced
from
January
3
this
12 months
for
adolescents
in
15-18
age
group.

India
started
administering
precaution
dose
of
COVID-19
vaccine
to
healthcare
employees,
frontline
employees,
together with
personnel
deployed
for
election
responsibility,
and
these
aged
60
and
above
with
comorbidities
from
January
10
amid
the
nation
witnessing
a
spike
in
coronavirus
infections
fuelled
by
its
Omicron
variant.

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