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India completes 1 year in Covid-19 vaccination drive, over 156.76 crore doses administered so far

16/01/2022 at 12:26 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16: India has completed one year in the countrywide vaccination drive against COVID-19 on Sunday. Till now, over 156.76 crore vaccine doses were administered.

According to health ministry officials, over 92 % of the adult population have received at least one dose while over 68% have been fully vaccinated. 

The vaccination drive was started on January 16, 2021 with healthcare workers getting inoculated in the first phase.

The health ministry has claimed that India’s vaccination drive has been one of the most successful programmes when compared to many developed nations with a significantly low population.

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