Over 25 Lakh Vaccine Doses Administered On Day 3 Of “Tika Utsav”: Centre

Over 25 Lakh Vaccine Doses Administered On Third Day Of 'Tika Utsav': Government

The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16. (Representational)

New Delhi:

Greater than 25 lakh vaccine doses have been administered on the third day of the ”Tika Utsav” on Tuesday, taking the cumulative variety of vaccines given within the nation up to now to 11,10,33,925, the Union well being ministry stated.

On a mean, 45,000 COVID Vaccination Centres (CVCs) are practical on any given day however 67,893 CVCs have been operational on Tuesday, marking an increase of 21,000 operational vaccination centres. Office vaccinations have additionally enabled a excessive turnout of beneficiaries, it stated.

In accordance with a provisional report until 8 PM, the cumulative variety of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered within the nation stands at 11,10,33,925.

This consists of 90,48,079 healthcare staff (HCWs) who’ve taken the primary dose and 55,80,569 HCWs who’ve taken the second dose, 1,01,33,706 frontline Staff (FLWs) who’ve obtained the primary dose and 50,09,457 FLWs who’ve taken the second dose.

In addition to, 3,55,65,610 and eight,17,955 beneficiaries aged between 45 and 60 have been administered the primary and second dose respectively, whereas 4,24,18,287 and 24,60,262 people aged above 60 have taken the primary and second dose respectively.

In accordance with the provisional report, 25,00,883 vaccine doses had been administered until 8 PM on Tuesday. Of those, 21,22,686 beneficiaries have been administered the primary dose and three,78,197 obtained the second dose, the ministry stated, including that ultimate stories for the day could be accomplished by late night time.

The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 with the inoculation of HCWs. The vaccination of FLWs began from February 2.

The following part of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from March 1 for individuals over 60 years and people aged 45 and above with specified comorbid circumstances.

India opened vaccination for all individuals aged above 45 from April 1.

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