The country has created a new single-day record by administering 2.25 crores Covid-19 vaccine doses Jabs in the last 24 hours. This feat led India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage to the landmark figure of 79 crores (79,42,87,699). “As per the 7 am provisional data, the total vaccination is 2.15 crore, while the total vaccination reported by states is over 2.5 crores. This has been achieved through 78,49,738 sessions. The daily vaccination tally will get updated with the compilation of the final report later in the day today,” the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said.
In a tweet, PM Narendra Modi congratulated the country on this stupendous achievement: “Event Indian would be proud of today’s record vaccination numbers. I acknowledge our doctors, innovators, administrators, nurses, healthcare, and all frontline workers who have toiled to make the vaccination drive a success. Let us keep boosting vaccination to defeat the Covid-19.” Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya also congratulated the countrymen on this record achievement. He dedicated this success to the healthcare workers of the country.
“Sustained and collaborative efforts by the centre and the states/UTs continue the trend of less than 50,000 daily new cases that is being reported for 83 consecutive days now. 35,662 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours,” MoHFW also informed.