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COVID-19 vaccination: Over 21 crore folks inoculated until now, says Centre; just one.eight crore in 18-44 age group-India News , Firstpost

The well being ministry stated greater than 14.15 lakh folks within the age group of 18-44 years acquired their first dose and 9,075 acquired their second dose of COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday

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New Delhi: The complete variety of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered within the nation has crossed 21 crore, the Union well being ministry stated on Saturday.

It stated 14,15,190 folks within the age group of 18-44 years acquired their first dose and 9,075 in the identical group acquired their second dose of COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday.

Cumulatively, 1,82,25,509 individuals throughout the nation have acquired their first dose because the begin of phase-Three of the vaccination drive, the ministry stated.

Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh have administered to greater than 10 lakh beneficiaries within the age group 18-44 years their first vaccine dose, it stated.

The nation has administered 21,18,39,768 doses in complete, as per the 7 pm provisional report, the ministry stated.

The complete of 21,18,39,768 contains 98,61,648 healthcare staff (HCWs) who’ve taken their first dose and 67,71,436 HCWs who’ve taken the second dose, and 1,55,53,395 frontline staff (FLWs) who’ve acquired their first dose and 84,87,493 FLWs who’ve taken the second dose.

It additionally has 1,82,25,509 and 9,373 folks within the 18-44 years age who’ve acquired the primary does and second dose respectively.

Besides them, 6,53,51,847 and 1,05,17,121 beneficiaries aged 45-60 years have been administered the primary dose and second dose respectively, and 5,84,18,226 and 1,86,43,720 folks above 60 years have taken the primary dose and second dose respectively.

As on the 134th day of the vaccination drive, a complete of 28,09,436 vaccine doses got.

The ministry stated 25,11,052 beneficiaries have been vaccinated for the primary dose and a pair of,98,384 beneficiaries acquired the second dose, as per the provisional report until 7 pm.

Final stories can be accomplished for the day by late tonight, it stated.

The vaccination train as a device to guard essentially the most weak inhabitants teams within the nation from COVID-19 continues to be frequently reviewed and monitored on the highest stage, the ministry stated.

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