New Delhi, June 9: India has crossed a significant landmark in its fight against COVID-19 pandemic today. The country has administered cumulatively more than 24 Cr (24,24,79,167) Vaccine Doses as per the 7 pm provision report today. Vaccination is an integral pillar of the comprehensive strategy of Government of India for containment and management of the pandemic, along with Test, Track, Treat and COVID Appropriate Behaviour. Implementation of the Liberalized and Accelerated Phase-3 Strategy of Covid-19 Vaccination has started from 1st May 2021.
19,24,924 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose and 86,450 beneficiaries of the same age group received their second dose of COVID vaccine today. Cumulatively, 3,38,08,845 persons across 37 States/UTs have received their first dose and total of 4,05,114 have received their second dose since the start of Phase-3 of the vaccination drive. Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal have administered more than 10 lakh beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years for the first dose of COVID vaccine.
The table below shows the cumulative vaccine doses administered to 18-44 years age group till now.
|S.No.||State||1st Dose||2nd Dose|
|1||A & N Islands||12224||0|
|8||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||54725||0|
|9||Daman & Diu||66562||0|
|15||Jammu & Kashmir||293345||21067|
The total of 24,24,79,167 include 1,00,12,624 Healthcare Workers (HCWs) who have taken the 1st dose and 69,11,311 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,64,71,228 Frontline Workers (FLWs) (1st dose), 87,51,277 FLWs (2nd dose), 3,38,08,845 for 18-44 years of age group (1st dose) and 4,05,114 for 18-44 years of age group (2nd dose). 7,33,23,267 for over 45 years old to 60 years old (1st Dose), 1,16,22,718 for over 45 years old to 60 years old (2nd dose), 6,16,38,580 for above 60 years (1st Dose) and 1,95,34,203 for above 60 years (2nd Dose).
As on Day-145 of the vaccination drive (9th June, 2021), total 31,31,759 vaccine doses were given. 28,37,572 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 2,94,187 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine as per the provisional report till 7 P.M. Final reports would be completed for the day by late tonight.
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.