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More than 2.43 lakh beneficiaries aged 18-44 vaccinated yesterday – Express Healthcare

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As on 114th day of the vaccination drive (9th May, 2021), total 6,71,646 vaccine doses were given

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has said 2,43,958 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine yesterday and cumulatively 20,29,395 across 30 states and Union Territories (UT)s.

As on 114th day of the vaccination drive (9th May, 2021), total 6,71,646 vaccine doses were given.

“In view of today being a holiday/Sunday, many states and UTs did not organise vaccination sessions; 3,97,231 beneficiaries were vaccinated for the first dose and 2,74,415 beneficiaries received the second dose of the vaccine, as per the provisional report,” it said.

It also added, “With this, the country surpassed the landmark of 17 crore vaccination doses. The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country stands at 17,01,53,432 as per the 8 pm provisional report yesterday.”

The total of 17,01,53,432 beneficiaries include 95,46,871 Healthcare Workers (HCWs) who have taken the first dose and 64,71,090 HCWs who have taken the second dose; 1,39,71,341 Frontline Workers (FLWs) (first dose); 77,54,283 FLWs (second dose) and 20,29,395 for 18-44 years of age group (first dose); 5,51,74,561 for over 45 years old to 60 years old (first dose); 65,55,714 for over 45 years old to 60 years old (second dose); 5,36,72,259 for above 60 years (first dose) and 1,49,77,918 for above 60 years (second dose).

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