New Delhi : Vaccination speed for the elimination of the corona virus epidemic in the country has increased further. For the first time in India, more than 1 million people have been given the Corona vaccine in a day. So far, this figure has been close to 7-8 lakhs. After health workers, frontline workers in India, the elderly and sick people have also started getting vaccinated from 01 March. This time private hospitals have also been allowed to apply the corona vaccine at a fee of Rs 250.
The Union Health Ministry said that 1,80,05,503 people have been vaccinated with the Corona virus so far in the country. A nationwide vaccination campaign began in India on 16 January with the vaccination of health workers. In the war against the Corona virus, the vaccination of the personnel deployed on the front was started from February 2. The next phase of the Kovid-19 vaccination, which began in March, started vaccinating people over 60 years of age and those 45 or older suffering from various diseases. According to the ministry, according to the provisional report released till 7 pm on Thursday, 1,77,11,287 vaccines have been applied.
The ministry said that out of these 68,38,077 vaccines were given to health workers as first dose while 30,82,942 vaccines were given as second dose. 60,22,136 as the first dose and 54,177 vaccines were given as the second dose to the personnel deployed on the advance front. 14,95,016 vaccines were given to people over 60 years of age and 2,18,939 to persons 45 or older suffering from various diseases. A total of 10,93,954 vaccines have been administered till the 48th day of the nationwide Kovid-19 vaccination campaign, that is, till 7 pm on Thursday. According to the ministry, according to the provisional report, out of these 8,34,141 beneficiaries were given the first dose and 2,59,813 health workers and personnel on the front front were given the second dose. The 8,34,141 beneficiaries include 4,93,999 over 60 years and 75,147 people aged 45 to 60 years suffering from various diseases.