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India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination figure crosses 84.42 crore doses

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India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination figure crosses 84.42 crore doses
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India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination figure crosses 84.42 crore doses
India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination figure crosses 84.42 crore doses

NEW DELHI: The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 84.82 crore on Friday, the Union health ministry said.
The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late night, the ministry said.
With the administration of 72,20,642 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 84 Cr (84,15,18,026) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 82,33,242 sessions.
The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare workers getting inoculated in the first phase. The vaccination of frontline workers started from February 2.
The next phase of Covid-19 vaccination started from March 1 for people over 60 years of age and those aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid conditions.
The country launched vaccination for all people aged more than 45 years from April 1. The government then decided to expand its vaccination drive by allowing everyone above 18 to be vaccinated from May 1.
(With inputs from agencies)

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