India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 35.75 crore mark

    06-Jul-2021   
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India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 35.75 crores, as per the provisional report till 7 am, informed Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday.
 
Of the total 35,75,53,612 vaccinated, 1,02,33,029 are healthcare workers who have received their first dose, and 73,30,716 are those who have got their second dose. 1,76,03,102 frontline workers have also been given the first dose of a Covid vaccine, whereas 97,12,243 have received the second dose.
 
Going by age groups, 10,28,40,418 of those in the 18-44 years category have been inoculated with the first dose, while 29,28,112 in the same category have completed their vaccination regimen with two doses.
  
A total of 9,12,90,376 in the 45-60 years age group have received their first dose of Covid vaccine, whereas 1,99,97,102 in this group have been given the second shot as well. For those aged 60 years or above, 6,92,05,465 have got the first dose, and 2,64,13,049 have received the second dose.
 
According to the health ministry, 45,82,246 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.
 
"On Day-171 of the vaccination drive (5th July, 2021), out of total 45,82,246 vaccine doses that were given, 27,88,440 beneficiaries were vaccinated for first dose and 17,93,806 beneficiaries received second dose of vaccine," the ministry said.