India’s vaccine coverage nears 100 crore mark

New Delhi: Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Mansukh Mandaviya today said the cumulative vaccine doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive, which was launched in January this year, has exceeded 990 million.

‘We are at 99 crores. Go for it India, continue to rapidly march towards our milestone of 100 crore #COVID19 vaccinations,’ he tweeted.

From 2 February, front line workers were made eligible for vaccination. These included State and Central Police personnel, Armed Force Personnel, Home Guards, Civil Defence & Disaster Management Volunteers, Municipal workers, Prison Staff, PRI Staff & Revenue workers involved in containment and surveillance, Railway Protection Force and election Staff.

 

NT Bureau