The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses given in the country exceeded Rs 105 crore on Friday, according to the Union Health Ministry.
More than 51 lakh (51,59,251) vaccine doses have been administered as of 7 pm on Friday, the ministry said, adding that the daily vaccination toll is expected to increase as the final reports are compiled by late night.
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In a tweet, Federal Health Minister Mansukh Mandavia said, “105 Crore Vaccines Triumph! Congratulations to the people as India’s #COVID19 vaccination campaign achieves new awards.” The nationwide vaccination campaign against the viral disease was launched on January 16 with the vaccination of Health Care Workers (HCWs). ) in the first stage. Frontline workers vaccinated The next phase of the Covid vaccine has begun on 1 March for people over 60 and those over 45 with specific co-morbidities.
The country has launched vaccination for all people over the age of 45 from April 1.