India has so far administered 10,85,33,085 Covid-19 vaccine doses through 16,08,448 sessions so far, the Union health ministry said on Tuesday
Among the total include 90,33,621 healthcare workers (HCWs)and 1,00,78,589 front lines (FLWs) who have taken their first dose. The second dose has been administered to 55,58,103 HCWs and 49,19,212 FLWs.
In the priority group of those above the age of 60, a total of 4,17,12,654 people have taken their first have taken their first dose and 22,53,077 have taken the second dose as well.
Among people above 45 years of age, the first dose has been given to 3,42,18,175 people and second dose to 7,59,654 people.
The health ministry has stated that eight states account for 60.16% of the total doses administered so far in the country. “Over 40 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours,” it added.
As on day-87 of the Covid-19 vaccination drive, 40,04,521 vaccine doses were given. Out of the total, 34,55,640 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 52,087 sessions for the first dose and 5,48,881 beneficiaries received second dose.
“In terms of the number of daily doses administered globally, India continues to remain at the top with an average of 41,69,609 doses administered per day,” it said.