The cumulative count of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 11.44 crores today as the Modi government’s four-days Tika Utsav observed from 11 to 14 April is being seen to have provided a fillip to the national vaccination programme covering the public and private sectors.
The total vaccination figures during the Tika Utsav saw a jump of 1,28,98,314 vaccine doses being administered to people of the eligible population groups across the country, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said.
Cumulatively, 11,44,93,238 vaccine doses have been administered through 16,98,138 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today, it added. “These include 90,64,527 HCWs who have taken the first dose and 56,04,197 HCWs who have taken the second dose, 1,02,13,563 FLWs (the first dose), 50,64,862 FLWs (the second dose), 4,34,71,031 first dose beneficiaries and 27,47,019 second dose beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 3,74,30,078(the first dose) and 8,97,961(the second dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years,” a MoHFW statement read.
Over 33 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours. As of day-89 of the vaccination drive (14 April, 2021), 33,13,848 vaccine doses were given. Out of which, 28,77,473 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 44,864 sessions for the first dose and 4,36,375 beneficiaries received the second dose of vaccine.