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India’s cumulative vaccination coverage exceeds 16.92 cr doses

The Liberalised and Accelerated Phase-3 Strategy of Covid-19 Vaccination has come into force from 1st May 2021. Registration for the newly eligible population groups has commenced on 28th April.


The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country stands at 16,92,98,763 as per the 8 pm provisional report today.


2,86,800 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine today and cumulatively 17,76,540 across 30 States/UTs. Table below shows the cumulative vaccine doses administered to 18-44 years age group till now.

The total of 16,92,98,763 include 95,39,865 Healthcare Workers (HCWs) who have taken the 1st dose and 64,61,868 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,39,33,627 Frontline Workers (FLWs) (1st dose), 77,21,853 FLWs (2nd dose), and 17,76,540 for 18-44 years of age group (1st dose). 5,50,47,203 for over 45 years old to 60 years old (1st Dose), 63,72,579 for over 45 years old to 60 years old (2nd dose), 5,36,24,623 for above 60 years (1st Dose) and 1,48,20,605 for above 60 years (2nd Dose).

As on Day-113 of the vaccination drive (8th May, 2021), total 18,93,258 vaccine doses were given. 7,83,895 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 11,09,363 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine as per the provisional report. 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.


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