India becomes the first nation to reach 6 million Coronavirus vaccinations

▴ India becomes the first nation to reach 6 million Coronavirus vaccinations
More than 60 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated

India has scaled another global peak in its fight against the pandemic.

India has become the fastest country to vaccinate 6 million beneficiaries countrywide. This feat was achieved in just 24 days. USA took 26 days to reach this mark whereas the UK achieved this in 46 days.

The nationwide COVID Vaccination program was launched by Hon. Prime Minister on 16th Jan 2021. Vaccination of the frontline workers commended from 2nd Feb 2021.

The cumulative number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID19 has crossed 60 lakhs today. 60,35,660 beneficiaries were vaccinated through 1,24,744 sessions, as per the provisional report till 6 pm today. These include 54,12,270 HCWs and 6,23,390 FLWs.

 

 

Total 2,23,298 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 6 pm today, the twenty fourth day of nationwide COVID19 vaccination. Final reports would be completed for the day by late tonight.

 8,257 sessions were held till 6 pm today.

35 States/UTs conducted the COVID vaccinations today.

S. No.

State/UT

Beneficiaries vaccinated

1

A & N Islands

3397

2

Andhra Pradesh

3,08,718

3

Arunachal Pradesh

12,931

4

Assam

97,379

5

Bihar

3,92,426

6

Chandigarh

6027

7

Chhattisgarh

1,81,276

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

1504

9

Daman & Diu

745

10

Delhi

1,13,138

11

Goa

8340

12

Gujarat

4,70,384

13

Haryana

1,48,027

14

Himachal Pradesh

56,594

15

Jammu & Kashmir

61,031

16

Jharkhand

1,17,210

17

Karnataka

4,11,861

18

Kerala

2,95,965

19

Ladakh

2234

20

Lakshadweep

839

21

Madhya Pradesh

3,62,649

22

Maharashtra

4,97,095

23

Manipur

9767

24

Meghalaya

7602

25

Mizoram

10937

26

Nagaland

4,917

27

Odisha

2,95,944

28

Puducherry

3761

29

Punjab

81,948

30

Rajasthan

4,62,962

31

Sikkim

5851

32

Tamil Nadu

1,66,408

33

Telangana

2,09,104

34

Tripura

44,621

35

Uttar Pradesh

6,73,542

36

Uttarakhand

77,907

37

West Bengal

3,68,562

38

Miscellaneous

62,057

Total

60,35,660

 

Eleven States/UT have vaccinated more than 65% of the registered HCWs.

 

11 States/UTs have reported less than 40% coverage of vaccinating HCWs. These are- Delhi, J&K, Ladakh, Punjab, D&NH, Chandigarh, Tamil Nadu, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, and Puducherry.

10 States account for 75.12% of the total beneficiaries vaccinated today.

 

 

Total of 29 persons have been hospitalized so far. This comprises 0.0005% of the total vaccinations. Of the 29 cases of hospitalization, 19 were discharged after treatment, while nine persons died. In the last 24 hours, one person who is suffering from B/L Facial Palsy has been hospitalized at Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thiruvananathpuram, Kerala and is stable.

Total 23 deaths have been recorded till date. These comprise 0.0004% of the total vaccinations. Of the 23, nine persons died in the hospital while 14 deaths are recorded outside the hospital.

In the last 24 hours, one death has been reported of a 29-year-old female, a resident of Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh.

None of these deaths has been causally linked with COVID-19 vaccination.

No case of serious/severe AEFI/Death is attributable to vaccination, till date.

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