COVID-19 Vaccine Day-77: Over seven crore doses administered

The total beneficiaries of COVID-19 vaccine in India include 89,03,809 HealthCare Workers (HCWs) who have taken the first dose and 52,86,132 HCWs who have taken the second dose.


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India has administered over seven crore COVID-19 vaccine doses to people in the country and the first dose to more than six crore beneficiaries, according to the latest updates by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry.

A total of 7,06,18,026 vaccine doses have been given, as per the provisional report till 8 pm on Friday (April 2), the ministry stated.

The beneficiaries include 89,03,809 HealthCare Workers (HCWs) who have taken the first dose and 52,86,132 HCWs who have taken the second dose, 95,15,410 Frontline Workers (FLWs) (1st dose), 39,75,549 FLWs (2nd dose), 4,29,37,126 above 45 years old (1st dose).

A total 12,76,191 vaccine doses were given till 8 pm on Friday, the 77the day of nationwide COVID-19 vaccination. Out of which 12,40,764 beneficiaries were vaccinated for the dose and 35,427 beneficiaries received second dose of vaccine as per the provisional report.

Meanwhile, India's COVID-19 caseload now totals 1,23,91,129 with 6,55,048 active cases and 1,64,141 fatalities reported till late Friday.

Among the states and UTs in the country, Maharashtra remains the state with the highest COVID-19 confirmed cases with 29,04,076 cases as per the latest updates. Kerala and Karnataka has the second and third highest COVID-19 confirmed cases with 11,29,891 and 10,06,229 respectively.

In Northeast India, Assam remains the state with the highest COVID-19 confirmed cases with 2,18,533 total caseload, followed by Manipur with 29,402 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus infection with five more positive cases on Friday, as per the latest update by the state department. 

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First Published:April 3, 2021, 9:19 a.m.

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