New Delhi, May 02: The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the
country has crossed 15.68 crore on Sunday as the phase-3 of the nationwide vaccination drive commenced on May 1, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said here.
The Ministry said 86,023 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID
vaccine across 11 states. These states are Chhattisgarh (987), Delhi (1,472), Gujarat (51,622), Jammu
and Kashmir (201), Karnataka (649), Maharashtra (12,525), Odisha (97), Punjab (298),
Rajasthan (1853), Tamil Nadu (527) and UP (15,792).
Cumulatively, 15,68,16,031 vaccine doses have been administered through 22,93,911 sessions, as per the
provisional report till 0700 hrs this morning.
These include 94,28,490 Health Care Workers (HCWs) who have taken the 1st dose and 62,65,397 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,27,57,529 Front Line Workers (FLWs) (1st dose), 69,22,093 FLWs (2nd dose), 86,023 beneficiaries under 18-45 age group (1st dose), 5,26,18,135 1st dose beneficiaries and 1,14,49,310 2nd dose beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 5,32,80,976 (1st dose) and 40,08,078 (2nd dose) beneficiaries
aged 45 to 60 years.
Ten states account for 67.00 per cent of the cumulative doses given so far in the country.
‘More than 18 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours,’ the Ministry said.
As on Day-106 of the vaccination drive (May 1), 18,26,219 vaccine doses were given. Across 15,968
sessions, 11,14,214 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 7,12,005 beneficiaries received
their 2nd dose of vaccine.