The every day COVID-19 vaccinations crossed the one-crore mark for the fourth time in lower than a month on Friday — the opposite days being 6 September, 31 August and 27 August
India on Friday administered over 2 crore vaccine doses in a day for the primary time, taking the entire variety of pictures registered up to now to over 78.72 crore, as the federal government raced to ship a report on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday.
“A gift to the prime minister on behalf of health workers and people of the country. On the birthday of prime minister Narendra Modi today, India has crossed the historic figure of administering 2 crore vaccine doses in a day, setting a new record. Well done India!” Union Well being Minister Mansukh Mandaviya tweeted in Hindi.
#VaccineSeva को चरितार्थ करते हुए स्वास्थ्य कर्मियों एवं देशवासियों की तरफ़ से प्रधानमंत्री जी को उपहार।
प्रधानमंत्री @NarendraModi जी के जन्मदिन पर आज भारत ने नया कीर्तिमान स्थापित करते हुए एक दिन में 2 करोड़ टीके लगाने का ऐतिहासिक आँकड़ा पार किया है।
Effectively achieved India! pic.twitter.com/P94vXMN4Ow
— Mansukh Mandaviya (@mansukhmandviya) September 17, 2021
The one crore-mark was crossed by the afternoon, after which ministers and BJP leaders put out tweets urging extra to get their pictures.
Mandaviya stated that is the quickest tempo at which one crore doses have been administered.
“On PM @Narendra Modi Ji’s birthday, till 1.30 pm, the country has crossed the mark of 1 crore vaccines, the fastest so far, and we are continuously moving forward. I believe that today we will all make a new record of vaccination and give it as a gift to the prime minister,” he stated in a tweet in Hindi earlier together with the hashtags “VaccineSeva” and “HappyBdayModiji”.
The every day vaccinations crossed the one-crore mark for the fourth time in lower than a month on Friday — the opposite days being 6 September, 31 August and 27 August.
Mandaviya on Thursday had known as for a serious push to the vaccination drive throughout Modi’s birthday on Friday, saying it will be the proper present for him.
The BJP has requested its items throughout the nation to assist get numerous folks vaccinated on the event.
India took 85 days to the touch the 10-crore vaccination mark, 45 extra days to cross the 20-crore mark and 29 extra days to succeed in the 30-crore mark, in response to the ministry.
The nation took 24 days to succeed in 40 crore from 30 crore doses after which 20 extra days to cross the 50-crore vaccination mark on 6 August, it stated.
It took 19 extra days to go previous the 60-crore mark and took solely 13 days to succeed in 70 crore from 60 crore on 7 September, the ministry stated.
The full variety of doses administered crossed the 75-crore mark on 13 September.
The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on 16 January with healthcare staff (HCWs) getting inoculated within the first section. The vaccination of frontline staff (FLWs) began from 2 February.
The following section of vaccination commenced from 1 March for folks over 60 years of age and people aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid circumstances.
The nation launched vaccination for all folks aged greater than 45 years from 1 April.
The federal government then determined to increase its vaccination drive by permitting everybody above 18 to be vaccinated from 1 Could.
With inputs from PTI
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