New Delhi: The Union Well being Ministry on Sunday knowledgeable that every one grownup folks in six states and union territories have obtained at the least one dose of COVID vaccine because the cumulative jabs administered within the nation crossed the 74 crore mark.
In keeping with information from the CoWIN portal, round 50,25,159 vaccine doses have been administered until 8 pm on Sunday.
All grownup folks in Sikkim, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Himachal Pradesh, Goa, Ladakh and Lakshadweep have obtained at the least one dose of the Coronavirus vaccine.
“Congratulations to these states and Union Territories for administering the first COVID-19 vaccine dose to 100 per cent of the adult population. Special appreciation for the health workers in these regions for their diligence and commitment,” the workplace of Union Well being Minister Mansukh Mandaviya tweeted.
The chart shared within the tweet revealed that Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu (6.26 lakh doses), Goa (11.83 lakh doses), Himachal Pradesh (55.74 lakh doses), Ladakh (1.97 lakh doses), Lakshadweep (53,499 doses), and Sikkim (5.10 lakh doses) are the states and UTs with 100 per cent eligible inhabitants inoculated with the primary dose of the COVID vaccine.
The COVID vaccination drive in India was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare staff prioritised within the first part, adopted by vaccination of frontline staff that began on February 2.
The following part of the Coronavirus vaccination drive commenced from March 1 included folks over 60 years of age and people aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid circumstances.
Vaccination for all folks aged over 45 years started on April 1. The Union authorities then determined to develop the inoculation drive by permitting everybody above 18 to be vaccinated from Might 1.
In the meantime, Union Well being Ministry earlier right now knowledgeable that greater than 72.21 crore (72,21,17,085) vaccine doses have been supplied to States/UTs to date by the Govt of India and thru the direct state procurement class. Additional, greater than 57 lakh doses (57,56,240) are within the pipeline.
It was knowledgeable that greater than 5.16 core (5,16,66,835) steadiness and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are nonetheless out there with the States/UTs to be administered.
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