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In a significant development in the fight against COVID-19, as per Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 7.3 crore mark on April 3, 2021.
Cumulatively, 7,30,54,295 vaccine doses have been administered through 11,53,614 sessions, as per the provisional report till April 3. These include 89,32,642 HCWs (1st dose), 52,96,666 HCWs (2nd dose), 95,71,610 FLWs (1st dose) and 39,92,094 FLWs (2nd dose) and 4,45,77,337 (1st dose) and 6,83,946 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged more than 45 years.
The cumulative vaccination figure includes over six crore (6,30,81,589) first doses, while the second dose numbers are also nearing the one crore mark (99,72,706). As on day-77 of the vaccination drive (2nd April, 2021), 30,93,795 vaccine doses were given.
Out of which, 28,87,779 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 35,624 sessions for 1st dose and 2,06,016 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine.