More than 58 lakh beneficiaries received COVID vaccination so far: Govt

Government today said that more than 58 lakh beneficiaries have received the vaccination so far under the countrywide COVID19 vaccination exercise. Union Health Ministry said, in the last 24 hours, more than 28 thousand healthcare workers were vaccinated. 12 States reported the vaccination activity today- Assam, Bihar, Gujarat Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Odisha, Rajasthan, Tripura and Uttarakhand.

Out of the total cumulative coverage, 53 lakh 17 thousand 760 are healthcare workers and four lakh 85 thousand 857 are frontline workers. India is now the third topmost country with the highest doses of COVID19 vaccine administered, after USA and the UK.


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