COVID-19 Vaccination Update - Day 241
India - Press Information Bureau
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
India sets new record, crosses 75 Cr landmark milestone
India home to more than 99% Healthcare Workers and Frontline Workers vaccinated with one shot of COVID Vaccine
Posted On: 13 SEP 2021 7:03PM by PIB Delhi
India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 75 Crore landmark milestone(75,10,41,391) today. More than 67 lakh (67,04,768) Vaccine Doses have been administered till 5:30 pm today. The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late tonight. The country has also become home to more than 99% HCWs and FLWs vaccinated with one shot of COVID Vaccine.
Union Health Minister Shri Mansukh Mandaviya lauded the entire country for the achievement of 75 Cr landmark milestone.
WHO SEARO also congratulated India for accelerating COVID-19 Vaccination and achieving 75 Cr mark.
The cumulative coverage of vaccine doses, segregated based on population priority groups, is as follows:
|Cumulative Vaccine Dose Coverage|
|Age Group 18-44 years||1st Dose||30,26,12,416|
|Age Group 45-59 years||1st Dose||14,45,93,468|
|Over 60 years||1st Dose||9,36,68,415|
|Cumulative 1st dose administered||56,95,77,696|
|Cumulative 2nd dose administered||18,14,63,695|
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.
HFW/COVID Vaccination/13th September/4
(Release ID: 1754593)
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