New Delhi, 13 October
The cumulative Covid-19 vaccine dose administered in the country crossed 96 crore with over 32 lakh jabs administered on Wednesday, the health ministry said.
This is as per the provisional report of 7 pm. The daily vaccination numbers are expected to increase with the compilation of the final report for the day by late night, the ministry said.
Overall, 38,99,42,616 first dose have been administered to persons in the age group of 18-44 across States and UTs and 10,69,40,919 second dose in the same age group since the start of Phase-III . Vaccination campaign as per Health Ministry data.
The ministry further said that overall 69,09,35,778 first dose has been given while 27,68,72,767 second dose has been given.
On Wednesday, 32,36,997 doses were given as the vaccination coverage reached 96,78,08,545, the ministry said.
The ministry underlined that the vaccination exercise is regularly reviewed and monitored as a tool to protect the most vulnerable population groups in the country from Covid-19. -PTI