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More than 16 crore people get COVID-19 vaccine doses – Express Healthcare



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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

On 110th day of COVID-19 vaccination, the cumulative number of doses administered in the country stands at 16,24,30,828 as per the 8 pm provisional report yesterday.

A total of 2,30,305 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine yesterday and cumulatively 9,02,731 across 12 states/UTs. These are Chhattisgarh (1,026); Delhi (1,28,953); Gujarat (1,96,856); Haryana (1,23,384), Jammu & Kashmir (16,016); Karnataka (5,326); Maharashtra (1,53,865); Odisha (20,692); Punjab (1,530); Rajasthan (1,79,971); Tamil Nadu (6,412) and Uttar Pradesh (68,700).

The total of 16,24,30,828 includes 94,79,901 Healthcare Workers (HCWs) who have taken the first dose and 63,52,975 HCWs who have taken the second dose; 1,36,49,661 Frontline Workers (FLWs) (first dose); 74,12,888 FLWs (second dose) and 9,02,731 for 18-44 years of age group (first dose); 5,37,95,272 for over 45 years old to 60 years old (first dose); 48,29,091 for over 45 years old to 60 years old (second dose); 5,31,09,064 for above 60 years (first dose) and 1,28,99,245 for above 60 years (second dose).

As on 110th day of the vaccination drive (5th May, 2021), a total 18,90,346 vaccine doses were given and 8,66,423 beneficiaries were vaccinated for the first dose and 10,23,923 beneficiaries received the second dose of vaccine as per the provisional report.

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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