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COVID-19 Vaccination Update – Day 248


India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crosses 81 crore landmark milestone

India now home to more than 64.8% and 22.2% eligible population vaccinated with first and second dose of COVID-19 vaccination respectively

More than 85.68 lakh Vaccine doses administered today till 7 pm

Posted On:
20 SEP 2021 8:33PM by PIB Delhi

In a landmark achievement, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 81 Crore landmark milestone (81,73,95,763) today. More than 85.68 lakh (85,68,026) 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.Out of 81,73,95,763, 64.8% (60,88,10,164) eligible population received first dose of COVID-19 Vaccination and 22.2% (20,85,85,599) eligible population received second dose of COVID-19 Vaccination.

The cumulative coverage of vaccine doses, segregated based on population priority groups, is as follows:

Cumulative Vaccine Dose Coverage

HCWs

1st Dose

1,03,69,290

2nd Dose

87,46,521

FLWs

1st Dose

1,83,45,846

2nd Dose

1,45,61,278

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

33,07,59,938

2nd Dose

6,24,64,374

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

15,19,22,068

2nd Dose

6,99,72,521

Over 60 years

1st Dose

9,74,13,022

2nd Dose

5,28,40,905

Cumulative 1st dose administered

60,88,10,164

Cumulative 2nd dose administered

20,85,85,599

Total

81,73,95,763

 

Today’s achievement in the vaccination exercise, segregated by population priority groups, is as follows:

 

Date: 20th September, 2021 (248thDay)

HCWs

1st Dose

318

2nd Dose

15,755

FLWs

1st Dose

786

2nd Dose

55,140

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

35,79,491

2nd Dose

22,96,164

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

9,28,821

2nd Dose

8,33,589

Over 60 years

1st Dose

4,69,064

2nd Dose

3,88,898

1st Dose Administered in Total

49,78,480

2nd Dose Administered in Total

35,89,546

Total

85,68,026

 

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.

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MV

HFW/COVID Vaccination/20th September/4

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