115 crore vaccine doses given so far, claims government

New Delhi, November 18

The Union Health Ministry said that the total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 115 crore on Thursday.

According to officials, about 82 percent of the population has received the first dose of the vaccine, while more than 41 percent have been fully vaccinated. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said, “The country is being protected by vaccination every day.” More than 65 lakh vaccine doses were administered till 7 pm on Thursday. — PTI