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COVID-19 Vaccination Update – Day 276

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare COVID-19 Vaccination Update - Day 276 India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crosses98 crore landmark miles

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

COVID-19 Vaccination Update – Day 276

India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crosses98 crore landmark milestoneMore than 79 lakh Vaccine doses administered today till 7 pm

Posted On: 18 OCT 2021 7:57PM by PIB Delhi

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 98 Crore landmark milestone (98,60,00,264) today. More than 79 lakh (79,74,435) 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.

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

Cumulative Vaccine Dose Coverage

HCWs

1st Dose

1,03,75,973

2nd Dose

90,89,927

FLWs

1st Dose

1,83,62,390

2nd Dose

1,55,57,490

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

39,55,79,142

2nd Dose

11,38,25,359

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

16,83,81,389

2nd Dose

8,70,47,204

Over 60 years

1st Dose

10,60,53,335

2nd Dose

6,17,28,055

Cumulative 1st dose administered

69,87,52,229

Cumulative 2nd dose administered

28,72,48,035

Total

98,60,00,264

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

Date: 18thOctober, 2021 (276thDay)

HCWs

1st Dose

109

2nd Dose

11,867

FLWs

1st Dose

441

2nd Dose

36,670

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

23,97,840

2nd Dose

30,62,757

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

6,15,357

2nd Dose

10,08,742

Over 60 years

1st Dose

3,12,756

2nd Dose

5,27,896

1st Dose Administered in Total

33,26,503

2nd Dose Administered in Total

46,47,932

Total

79,74,435

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

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