By Administrator_ India
More than 32.74 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered in India on June 10, the Union Health Ministry’s latest provisional report suggested. With that, the cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country reached 24.60 crores.
On the 146th day of the vaccination drive (June 10), 29.54 lakh beneficiaries received their first shot and 3.20 lakh people were given their second dose.
The government has revised the gap between the two doses for the Oxford-AstraZeneca’s Covishield, being manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, to 12-16 weeks. However, the interval for the second dose of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin remains unchanged.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the nationwide vaccination drive on January 16, with healthcare workers at the frontline of India’s COVID-19 battle getting their first jabs. The country began the second phase of the vaccination drive from March 1 in which everyone above 60 years of age and those over 45 years with comorbidities could start getting the vaccine.
Here’s the vaccination count for some states: