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COVID-19 Vaccination Update- Day 224

India - Press Information Bureau

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India records highest single-day vaccine coverage yet; Over 93 lakh doses administered

India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses 62 Cr landmark milestone

Posted On: 27 AUG 2021 7:50PM by PIB Delhi

India has administered more than 93 lakh doses under its Nationwide Vaccination drive. This is highest ever vaccination achieved in a single day since the start of our vaccination drive.In another significant achievement, India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 62 Crore (62,09,43,580) landmark milestoneas per the 7 pm provisional report today. Final reports would be completed for the day by late tonight.

The cumulative coverage of vaccine doses, segregated based on population priority groups, is as follows:

  Cumulative Vaccine Dose Coverage
  Healthcare workers Frontline workers People Aged 18-44 Years People Aged 45-59 Years People Aged ≥ 60 Years Total
1st Dose 10356756 18316023  237215353 127725060 85535801 479148993
2nd Dose 8320406  12948955 24560807 52189432 43774987 141794587

Today's achievement in the vaccination exercise, segregated by population priority groups, is as follows:

 

  Date: 27thAugust, 2021 (224thDay)
  Healthcare workers Frontline workers People Aged 18-44 Years People Aged 45-59 Years People Aged ≥ 60 Years Total
 1st Dose 355  1484  4441298  1086667  477850  6007654
 2nd Dose 23846 84499 1067732 760696 399386  2336159

 

The vaccination exercise as a tool to protect the most vulnerable population groups in the country from COVID-19 continues to be regularly reviewed and monitored at the highest level.

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(Release ID: 1749678)



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