COVID-19: Over 44 crore vaccine doses administered in India so far, says Health Ministry- In pics
The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 44 crore, the Union health ministry said on Monday (July 26).
44 crore vaccine doses administered
The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country have crossed 44 crores, the Union health ministry said on Monday (July 26).
In another significant achievement, Maharashtra on Monday became the first state to inoculate more than 1 crore people with both doses of COVID-19 vaccine, it said.
COVID-19 Vaccination in India
Gujarat, MP, UP,Rajasthan and Maharashtra administered more than 1 crore doses
Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh have administered more than 1 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine in the age group 18-44 years.
Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Haryana, Jharkhand, Kerala, Telangana, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Uttarakhand, and West Bengal have vaccinated more than 10 lakh beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years for the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, the ministry said.
98 per cent of defence personnel received both doses of COVID-19 vaccine
Ninety-eight per cent of all serving defence personnel including those deployed at the borders have received both doses of COVID-19 vaccines, while the rest have received one dose, the government said on Monday (July 26).
"All serving defence personnel, including those stationed at the borders and personnel from the Border Roads Organisation, are being vaccinated against COVID-19 since January 16," Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt said. He was replying to a question in Rajya Sabha.
Maharashtra- first state to fully vaccinate 1 crore people
Notching a major milestone, Maharashtra became the first and only state, so far, to fully vaccinate more than one crore people against Covid, a top official said on Monday (July 26).
"A total of 1,00,64,308 were fully vaccinated with the two doses of Covid-19 vaccine here till 4 p.m. today (Monday)," said Additional Chief Secretary, Health, Pradeep Vyas.