India The Fastest To Reach 60 Lakh Vaccinations

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NEW DELHI: 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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 16, 2021. Vaccination of the frontline workers commended from February 2, 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.


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