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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
HCWs 1st Dose 1,03,64,684
2nd Dose 86,11,479
FLWs 1st Dose 1,83,38,713
2nd Dose 1,41,01,351
Age Group 18-44 years 1st Dose 30,26,12,416
2nd Dose 4,52,87,346
Age Group 45-59 years 1st Dose 14,45,93,468
2nd Dose 6,37,26,534
Over 60 years 1st Dose 9,36,68,415
2nd Dose 4,97,36,985
Cumulative 1st dose administered 56,95,77,696
Cumulative 2nd dose administered 18,14,63,695
Total 75,10,41,391

 

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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MV

HFW/COVID Vaccination/13th September/4



(Release ID: 1754593)



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