New Delhi: The Government of India has so far given more than 24 crore vaccine doses to the states and union territories. According to the Union Health Ministry, states have more than 2 crore corona vaccine doses. A total of 22,10,43,693 vaccine doses have been given so far in India.
Every month, the central government will buy 50% of the total CDL of any manufacturer i.e. approved vaccine dose by the Central Drug Laboratory. Will continue to provide these doses completely free of cost to the State Governments for the priority group as was being done earlier.
20 million people in the age group of 18-44 received the first dose
A total of 22,10,43,693 vaccine doses have been given so far in India, of which 99,12,522 healthcare workers and The first dose has been given to 1,58,49,178 frontline workers. At the same time, 68,15,468 healthcare workers and 85,84,162 frontline workers have been given the second dose. Apart from this, 5,94,06,566 people above 60 years of age have been given the first dose and 1,89,46,097 people have been given the second dose. 6,78,84,028 people in the age group of 45 to 60 years have been given the first dose and 1,09,73,523 people have been given the second dose of corona vaccine. At the same time, 2,26,12,866 people aged 18 to 44 years have received the first dose and 59,283 people have received the second dose.
When vaccination started
The countrywide vaccination campaign was started on 16 January and vaccination of frontline workers started from 2 February. The next phase of corona vaccination started from March 1, in which people above 60 years of age along with people above 45 years of age who have serious illness started vaccination. At the same time, vaccination was started for every person above 45 years of age from 1 April and vaccination for people between 18 and 44 years started from 1 May.