The Union Health Ministry: With an average of 34,30,502 anti-coronavirus doses being given per day has stopped globally in terms of the numbers of jabs administered daily, on 8th April 2021.
Accumulatively, 9,01,98,673 vaccine doses have been given so far within 13,77,304 sittings, following a provisional report at 7 am.
These comprise 89,68,151 healthcare workers (HCWs) and 97,67,538 frontline workers (FLWs) who have received the first dose and 54,18,084 HCWs and 44,11,609 FLWs who have received the second dose.
Furthermore, 3,63,32,851 and 11,39,291 beneficiaries above 60 years have been served the first and second dose sequentially.
According to the ministry’s data, 2,36,94,487 and 4,66,662 receivers aged 45 to 60 years have been given the first and second dose individually.
“In terms of the number of daily doses distributed globally, India holds at the top with an average of 34,30,502 doses administered per day,” the ministry stated.
States like Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala accounted for 60% of the total doses given as yet in the country.
The ministry said, “In its collective and collaborative fight against the global pandemic, India has crossed a landmark milestone under the world’s largest vaccination drive,” which was propelled on January 16 this year. The aggregate number of COVID-19 vaccine doses distributed in the country has traversed 9 crores” it said.
Approximately 30 lakh vaccination doses were given in 24 hours.
As of day-82 of the vaccination drive (April 7, 2021), 29,79,292 vaccine doses were given. Out of which, 26,90,031 recipients were vaccinated across 38,760 sessions for the first dose and 2,89,261 recipients endured the second dose of vaccine.