The government is preparing to meet the vaccination target this week by administering more than 84 lakh doses of vaccine on Monday, according to Health Ministry data. The cumulative vaccination numbers are now approaching the Rs 98 crore mark.
Health Minister Mansukh Mandavia said on Saturday that India will achieve the milestone of 100 crores of vaccine doses this week. He said about 74 percent of people over 18 were vaccinated with the first dose.
According to government data, more than 102 crores of vaccine doses have been provided to states/UTs so far through the Free Channel and the Direct Government Procurement category.