In a landmark achievement, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed80 Crore landmark milestone (80,33,75,147) today. More than 77.25 lakh (77,25,076) Vaccine Doses have been administered till 7 pm today. The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late tonight.
Union Health Minister Shri Mansukh Mandaviya congratulated the entire country and healthcare workers for the achievement of 80 Cr landmark milestone.The last 10 Cr COVID-19 Vaccine Doses were administered in just 11 days.
The cumulative coverage of vaccine doses, segregated based on population priority groups, is as follows:
|Cumulative Vaccine Dose Coverage|
|Age Group 18-44 years||1st Dose||32,48,54,945|
|Age Group 45-59 years||1st Dose||15,02,66,785|
|Over 60 years||1st Dose||9,65,59,812|
|Cumulative 1st dose administered||60,03,94,452|
|Cumulative 2nd dose administered||20,29,80,695|
Today’s achievement in the vaccination exercise, segregated by population priority groups, is as follows:
|Date: 18th September, 2021 (246thDay)|
|Age Group 18-44 years||1st Dose||29,79,205|
|Age Group 45-59 years||1st Dose||7,42,490|
|Over 60 years||1st Dose||3,64,869|
|1st Dose Administered in Total||40,87,704|
|2nd Dose Administered in Total||36,37,372|
The vaccination exercise as a tool to protect the most vulnerable population groups in the country from COVID-19 continues to be regularly reviewed and monitored at the highest level.