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India’s entire adult population will be vaccinated by end of this year: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Updated: May 22, 2021 4:35 pm

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has said that India will be in a position to vaccinate its entire adult population by the end of this year.

He said health facilities are being upgraded upon the speculation that the virus might mutate in future and endanger children.

During a COVID review meeting, Dr Hardh Vardhan said, between August and December this year, India will procure 216 crore vaccine doses, while by July this year, 51 crore doses will be procured.

Health minister reviewed public health response to COVID-19 and progress of vaccination in Chhattisgarh, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Puducherry, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Ladakh, and Lakshadweep yesterday.

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