April 18, 2021

65.28 lakh heathcare, frontline staff obtained Covid-19 vaccine doses until now, says govt



NEW DELHI: The variety of healthcare and frontline staff vaccinated in opposition to Covid-19 has reached 65.28 lakh on day 25 of the nationwide inoculation drive, the Union well being ministry mentioned on Tuesday. All states and Union Territories, besides Uttar Pradesh, reported vaccination exercise on Tuesday.

The cumulative variety of healthcare staff and frontline staff vaccinated in opposition to Covid-19 until Tuesday 6:30 pm is 65,28,210, based on a provisional report, the ministry mentioned.

Of those, 55,85,043 are healthcare staff and 9,43,167 frontline staff.

A complete 1,34,616 vaccination periods have been held up to now. On Tuesday until 6.30 pm, 7,860 periods had been held.

“A complete 2,69,202 beneficiaries had been vaccinated until 6:30 pm on Tuesday. Of those, 1,02,941 had been healthcare staff, whereas 1,66,261 beneficiaries had been frontline staff,” the well being ministry mentioned, including the ultimate report could be accomplished by late within the night time.

Twenty-five case of antagonistic impact following immunisation have been reported until 6:30 pm on the 25th day of the vaccination drive. The well being ministry mentioned India is the quickest nation to achieve 60 lakh vaccinations, reaching it in simply 24 days.

Of the 65,28,210 beneficiaries who’ve been vaccinated, 4,02,081 are from Bihar, 3,21,189 from Kerala, 4,39,543 from Karnataka, 3,80,112 from Madhya Pradesh, 5,33,480 from Maharashtra, 1,26,353 from Delhi, 5,61,499 from Gujarat, 6,73,542 from Uttar Pradesh and three,98,319 from West Bengal, based on the provisional report.