Moving forward rapidly towards reaching the goal of one crore doses in one month under ‘Mission June’, Uttar Pradesh has made a record in administering the highest number of vaccine doses across the state.
Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, led the country with more than 3.82 lakh doses given on June 3. Madhya Pradesh ranked second with over 3.64 lakh shots followed by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and West Bengal.
According to government data, over 28 lakh people were vaccinated against Covid-19 in India on Thursday, of which Uttar Pradesh alone has given more than 3,82,259 doses which is a record.
“UP is emerging as a leader in vaccination. With today’s record-breaking number and the current vaccination pace, we have inched closer to around 2 crores,” a Health Department official informed on Friday.
The total number of COVID-19 shots administered in Uttar Pradesh is now is 1,94,31,152.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has launched a massive vaccination drive “Mission June” in UP to inoculate One crore doses in 30 days. The results are quite overwhelming. It was estimated that the state government will have to administer at least 3.4 lakh doses a day to reach the massive target.
Enthusiasm was seen among the youths falling in 18-44 year category to get their ‘Teeka Jeet ka’. Of the total 3.82 lakh doses given in the last 24-hour, more than 2,00,354 were given in the 18+ category.