More than four crore 36 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the country so far. These include over 77 lakh Health Care Workers who have taken the first dose, over 48 lakh Health Care Workers who have taken the 2nd dose, over 80 lakh Front Line Workers with 1st dose and over 25 lakh Front Line Workers with 2nd dose.
Over 1.69 crore beneficiaries more than 60 years old and over 35 lakh beneficiaries aged 45 and above with specific co-morbidities have been vaccinated so far.
Yesterday, over 16.12 lakh vaccine doses were inoculated under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.
Meanwhile, the country’s COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 96.12 per cent with a total recovery of 23 thousand 653 patients within 24 hours.
The Health Ministry said more than one crore 11 lakh people have already recovered from this disease. However, the active caseload is continuously rising in the country due to a sudden spike in the cases reported from various States.