Over 33 Cr Covid vaccine doses administered in country: Govt

Since the start of the third phase of the nationwide vaccination drive, a total of 8,99,01,981 people in the 18-44 age range have gotten the first dose and 20,81,948 have received the second dose of the vaccine.

On Tuesday, the health ministry said that the total number of COVID-19 vaccination doses administered in the country had surpassed 33 crores.

According to a provisional estimate published at 7 p.m., a total of 33,25,81,423 vaccine doses have been provided in the country, including over 33.79 lakh (33,79,525) on Tuesday.

On Tuesday, the first dosage of the vaccination was given to 19,42,308 people in the 18-44 age range, while the second dose was given to 78,039 people.

After the origin of this third stage of the nationwide vaccination drive, 8,99,01,981 people in the 18-44 age range have gotten the first dose, and 20,81,948 have received the second dose of the vaccine.

Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal each gave out the first dosage of the vaccine to almost 10 lakh people aged 18 to 44.

In addition, the first dosage of the vaccine has been given to more than 50 lakh people in eight states: Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Gujarat, Karnataka, and Maharashtra, according to the ministry.