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Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
05 JAN 2022 8:21PM by PIB Delhi
COVID-19 Vaccination Update - Day 355

In a landmark achievement, more than 1 Cr (1,24,02,515) COVID-19 Vaccine Doses administered among adolescents between 15-18 age group that too on the 3rd day of vaccination drive for adolescents. India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 148.58 Crore (1,48,58,19,491) today. More than 82 lakh (82,26,211) Vaccine Doses have been administered till 7 pm today.  The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late tonight.

In a tweet, Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya praised the enthusiasm among Adolescents for Vaccination and congratulated them on this achievement. He also appealed to all eligible adolescents to get vaccinated at the earliest.

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

Cumulative Vaccine Dose Coverage

HCWs

1st Dose

10388540

2nd Dose

9728000

FLWs

1st Dose

18386552

2nd Dose

16931563

Age Group 15-18 years

1st Dose

12402515

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

507172509

2nd Dose

343132537

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

195388238

2nd Dose

153619681

Over 60 years

1st Dose

121885604

2nd Dose

96783752

Cumulative 1st dose administered

865623958

Cumulative 2nd dose administered

620195533

Total

1485819491

 

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

 

Date: 5th January, 2021 (355th Day)

HCWs

1st Dose

107

2nd Dose

3515

FLWs

1st Dose

112

2nd Dose

6442

Age Group 15-18 years

1st Dose

3744635

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

1801076

2nd Dose

1755601

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

131693

2nd Dose

470344

Over 60 years

1st Dose

67687

2nd Dose

244999

1st Dose Administered in Total

5745310

2nd Dose Administered in Total

2480901

Total

8226211

 

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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