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India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage crosses 50.62 crore: MoHFW

ANI | Updated: Aug 07, 2021 23:35 IST


New Delhi [India], August 7 (ANI): Amid the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination drive, cumulative vaccination coverage in the country has crossed 50.62 crore, as per the provisional report issued by Union Health Ministry on Saturday evening.
A total of 50,62,18,296 vaccines have been administered so far.
According to the Ministry, more than 50 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered today, as per the 7 pm provisional report.
As many as 27,55,447 vaccine doses were administered as first dose and 5,08,616 vaccine doses were given as second dose in the age group 18-44 years today.
Cumulatively, 17,54,73,103 persons in the age group 18-44 years across 37 States/Union Territories have received their first dose and total 1,18,08,368 have received their second dose since the start of Phase-3 of the vaccination drive.
Five states including Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh have administered over 1 crore cumulative doses of COVID-19 vaccine in the age group 18-44 years.
Also, 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 vaccine. (ANI)


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