The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 11 crore on Wednesday on the fourth day of the ‘Tika Utsav’, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said here.
Cumulatively, 11,11,79,578 vaccine doses have been administered through 16,53,488 sessions, as per the provisional report till 0700 hrs this morning, the Ministry said.
The cumulative vaccination beneficiaries include 90,48,686 Health Care Workers (HCWs) who have taken the 1st dose and 55,81,072 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,01,36,430 Front Line
Workers (FLWs) (1st dose), 50,10,773 FLWs (2nd dose), 4,24,66,354 1st dose beneficiaries and 24,67,484 2nd dose beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 3,56,50,444 (1st dose) and 8,18,335 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years.
Eight states account for 60.16 per cent of the total doses given so far in the country, the Ministry said.
‘Over 26 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours,’ the Ministry said.
As on Day-88 of the vaccination drive (April 13), 26,46,528 vaccine doses were given. Out of which, 22,58,910 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 44,643 sessions for 1st dose and 3,87,618 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine.
In the country’s bid to flush out COVID cases, another milestone has been reached today. The country has crossed 26 crore tests. The exact figure stands at 26,06,18,866.
The tests conducted in the last 24 hours stand at 14,11,758. The testing capacity has been ramped up to 15 lakh tests per day, the Ministry further said.