The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 9.80 crore on Saturday with over 34 lakh doses given in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
Cumulatively, 9,80,75,160 vaccine doses have been administered through 14,75,410 sessions, as per
the provisional report till 0700 hrs this morning, the Ministry said.
These include 89,88,373 Health Care Workers (HCWs) who have taken the 1st dose and 54,79,821 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 98,67,330 Front Line Workers (FLWs) (1st dose), 46,59,035 FLWs (2nd dose), 3,86,53,105 1st dose beneficiaries and 15,90,388 2nd dose beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 2,82,55,044 (1st dose) and 5,82,064 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60.
Eight states account for 60.62 per cent of the total doses given so far in the country, the Ministry said.
'Over 34 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours,' the Ministry said.
'As on Day-84 of the vaccination drive (April 9), 34,15,055 vaccine doses were given of which, 30,06,037 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 46,207 sessions for 1st dose and 4,09,018 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine,' the Ministry said.
In terms of the number of daily doses administered globally, India continues to remain at the top with an average of 38,93,288 doses administered per day, the Ministry further said.