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India sets new record on COVID Vaccination Drive Day 228

Highest Ever administration of 1.04 Cr doses today until 7 pm

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses 65.12 Cr

India home to more than 50 Cr persons with one shot of COVID Vaccine

Posted On: 31 AUG 2021 8:13PM by PIB Delhi

In a significant achievement, a record high of more than 1.04 crore (1,04,42,184) Vaccine Doses have been administered today, just five days after India witnessed the first day of administration of 1 Cr vaccine doses. India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has alsoconsequently crossed 65 Crore (65,12,14,767) landmark milestone today.

This is as per the 7 pm provisional report. The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late tonight.

Union Health Minister Shri Mansukh Mandaviya lauded the entire country for the achievement of more than 1 Cr doses for the second day within a span of five days.

He also applauded the hard work of COVID warriors & diligence of citizens in helping achieve this momentous feat of more than 50 Cr Cumulative administrations of the 1st dose of the vaccine.

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

 

Cumulative Vaccine Dose Coverage

HCWs

1st Dose

1,03,58,383

2nd Dose

83,89,866

FLWs

1st Dose

1,83,23,410

2nd Dose

1,32,25,370

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

25,32,89,059

2nd Dose

2,85,62,650

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

13,16,49,547

2nd Dose

5,49,49,421

Over 60 years

1st Dose

8,72,83,530

2nd Dose

4,51,83,531

Cumulative 1st dose administered

50,09,03,929

Cumulative 2nd dose administered

15,03,10,838

Total

65,12,14,767

 

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

Date: 31stAugust, 2021 (228th Day)

HCWs

1st Dose

623

2nd Dose

18,213

FLWs

1st Dose

2289

2nd Dose

83,872

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

56,43,704

2nd Dose

12,78,568

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

14,01,387

2nd Dose

9,10,270

Over 60 years

1st Dose

6,40,886

2nd Dose

4,62,372

1st Dose Administered in Total

76,88,889

2nd Dose Administered in Total

27,53,295

Total

1,04,42,184

 

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

 

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