The total count of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 11 crores today, on the fourth day of the Tika Utsav. Cumulatively, 11,11,79,578 vaccine doses have been administered through 16,53,488 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today.
The cumulative vaccination beneficiaries include 90,48,686 HCWs who have taken the first dose and 55,81,072 HCWs who have taken the second dose, 1,01,36,430FLWs (the first dose), 50,10,773 FLWs (the second dose), 4,24,66,354 first dose beneficiaries and 24,67,484 second dose beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 3,56,50,444(the first dose) and 8,18,335(the second dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said. Eight states account for 60.16% of the total doses are given so far in the country.
Over 40 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours. As of Day-88 of the vaccination drive (13 April 2021), 26,46,528 vaccine doses were given. Out of which, 22,58,910 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 44,643 sessions for the first dose and 3,87,618 beneficiaries received the second dose of vaccine, it added.
In the country’s bid to flush out Covid cases, another milestone has been reached today. The country has crossed 26 crore tests. The exact figure stands at 26,06,18,866. The tests conducted in the last 24 hours stand at 14,11,758. The testing capacity has been ramped up to 15 lakh tests per day, MoHFW also said.