India Covid Vaccination Day-82: Vaccine doses given to 89,65,839 healthcare workers

A total of 89,65,839 Healthcare Workers (HCWs) in India have been administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to the latest update.


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As many as 89,65,839 Healthcare Workers (HCWs) in India have been administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to the latest update by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry.

The ministry stated in a release that a total of 8,83,72,277 vaccine doses have been given, as per the provisional report till 8 pm Wednesday. These include 89,65,839 HCWs who have taken the first dose and 54,04,837 HCWs who have taken the second dose, 97,40,281 Frontline Workers (FLWs) (1st dose), 43,35,473 FLWs (2nd dose), 2,26,42,318 for over 45 years old to 59 years old (1st Dose), 4,47,060 for over 45 years old to 59 years old (2nd dose), 3,57,78,684 for above 60 years (Dose) and 10,57,785 for above 60 years (2nd Dose).

A total 13,14,623 vaccine doses were given till 8 pm Wednesday, the Eighty-Second day of nationwide COVID-19 vaccination. Out of which 12,04,551 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 1,10,072 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of the vaccine as per the provisional report.

Meanwhile, India has recorded 1,26,789 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the countrywide total number of confirmed cases to 1,29,28,574, of which 8,43,473 are active cases and 1,18,51,393 people have recovered from the viral infection.

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First Published:April 8, 2021, 11 a.m.

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