Over 7.5 crore COVID-19 vaccines administered in India so far: Government

    04-Apr-2021   
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According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), a total of 7.5 crore vaccine doses were administered across India so far. With the government allowing inoculation of all the people above 45 years of age, the vaccination drive has picked up pace in the country.
 
In the last 24 hours, more than 27 lakh (27,38,972) doses were administered in the country. "The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country stands at 7,59,79,651 today (through 11,99,125sessions) as per the provisional report till 7 am," the health ministry said in a statement.
 
"These include 89,82,974 Health Care Workers (1st dose), 53,19,641 HCWs (2nd dose), 96,86,477 Front Line Workers (1st dose) and 40,97,510 FLWs (2nd Dose) and4,70,70,019 (1st Dose) and 8,23,030 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged more than 45 years," it added.