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Over 41.76 crore doses of Covid vaccine administered in country so far

Updated: July 22, 2021 12:00 pm

More than 41 crore 76 lakh doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far. The Union Health Ministry said, more than 20 lakh 83 thousand doses were administered yesterday. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from the 21st of last month.

More than 10 lakh doses were administered as first dose and over 95 thousand doses given as second dose in the age group 18 to 44 years yesterday. Over 13 crore persons in the age group 18 to 44 years across 37 States and Union Territories have received their first dose and more than 53 lakh have received their second dose since the start of Phase-3 of the vaccination drive.

Three States namely Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh have administered more than one crore cumulative doses of COVID-19 vaccine in the age group 18 to 44 years.

The Ministry said, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Haryana, Jharkhand, Kerala, Telangana, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Uttarakhand and West Bengal have vaccinated more than 10 lakh beneficiaries of the age group 18 to 44 years for the first dose of COVID vaccine.

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