10th May, 2021
India is advancing at a rapid pace in the vaccination campaign against Corona. India has become the fastest vaccination country globally. The Union Health Ministry said on Monday that 17 crore people have been vaccinated in India. At the same time, it took China 119 days to reach this figure while the US took 115 days.
Till seven in the morning, 17,01,76,603 people have been vaccinated in the country
The vaccination campaign in India was started on 16 January. Vaccination of health workers and frontline workers was started on 2 February. After this, the vaccination of people of other ages started. So far more than 17 crore people have been vaccinated in the country. As of 7 am today, 17,01,76,603 people have been vaccinated under 24,70,799 sessions in the country.
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These include 95,47,102 Healthcare Workers (HCWs) who took the first dose and 64,71,385 Healthcare who took the second dose. 1,39,72,612 Frontline Workers (FLWs) took the first dose. 77,55,283 frontline workers were assigned the second dose. At the same time, 20,31,854 people in the age group of 18-44 took the first dose. With this, 5,51,79,217 and 65,61,851 people aged 45 to 60 took the first and second doses. At the same time, 5,36,74,082 and 1,49,83,217 beneficiaries above 60 years got the first and second doses.
Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Bihar, and Andhra Pradesh have been given 66.79 percent of the total doses given so far in the country. The ministry reported that 2,46,269 beneficiaries aged 18–44 in the country received their first dose of corona vaccine in a 24-hour interval, and a total of 20,31,854 people in 30 states and union territories received 24-hour intervals. More than 6.8 lakh doses were given.
On the 114th day of the vaccination campaign, 6,89,652 people were vaccinated. The Ministry stated that 4,05,325 beneficiaries were vaccinated first in 5,685 sessions and 2,84,327 beneficiaries were vaccinated second.