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COVID-19 Vaccination Update – Day 279

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare COVID-19 Vaccination Update - Day 279India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crosses 100 crore landmark mile

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

COVID-19 Vaccination Update – Day 279

India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crosses 100 crore landmark milestone

More than 56 lakh Vaccine doses administered today till 7 pm

Posted On: 21 OCT 2021 8:30PM by PIB Delhi

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed100 Crore landmark milestone(1,00,53,63,691) today. India celebrated this historic achievement with the launch of a film and song at capital Delhi’s Red Fort by Union Health Minister, Mansukh Mandaviya.

More than 56 lakh (56,11,985) 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

10377801

2nd Dose

9117696

FLWs

1st Dose

18368605

2nd Dose

15634516

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

402027196

2nd Dose

119796260

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

170628046

2nd Dose

88971251

Over 60 years

1st Dose

107374992

2nd Dose

62733097

Cumulative 1st dose administered

709110871

Cumulative 2nd dose administered

296252820

Total

1005363691

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

Date: 21stOctober, 2021 (279thDay)

HCWs

1st Dose

95

2nd Dose

8670

FLWs

1st Dose

184

2nd Dose

26790

Age Group 18-44 years

1st Dose

1670915

2nd Dose

2190340

Age Group 45-59 years

1st Dose

444835

2nd Dose

685860

Over 60 years

1st Dose

231348

2nd Dose

352948

1st Dose Administered in Total

2347377

2nd Dose Administered in Total

3264608

Total

5611985

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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