COVID-19: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crosses 9 cr

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed the 9-crore mark, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Thursday.

Cumulatively, 9,01,98,673 vaccine doses have been administered through 13,77,304 sessions, as per the provisional report till 0700 hrs this morning.

The beneficiaries include 89,68,151 Health Care Workers (HCWs) who have taken the 1st dose and 54,18,084 who have taken the 2nd dose, 97,67,538 FLWs (1st dose), 44,11,609 Frontline Workers (FLWs) (2nd dose), 3,63,32,851 1st dose beneficiaries and 11,39,291 2nd dose beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 2,36,94,487 (1st dose) and 4,66,662 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years.

‘Eight states account for 60 per cent of the total doses given so far in the country,’ the Ministry said.


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