India surpasses 2 billion Covid-19 vaccines

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Giving a push to get vaccination reach to the masses, the country achieved a notable milestone of delivering 2 billion vaccine doses to its citizens. According to official figures released by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has gone beyond 200 cr (2,00,04,61,095).

“India creates history again! Congrats to all Indians on crossing the special figure of 200 crore vaccine doses. Proud of those who contributed to making India’s vaccination drive unparalleled in scale and speed. This has strengthened the global fight against COVID-19.”, tweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya in a video address stated, “India has set a new record by completing the target of 200 crore vaccinations in just 18 months. Heartiest congratulations to all the countrymen on this achievement.”

On July 13, the Union cabinet approved free covid booster doses for all adults, which will be available for 75 days as it embarks on 75 years of India’s Independence.


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