File photo: Health workers administering the corona vaccine.
The Union Health Ministry informed on Saturday that more than 79.12 lakh (79,12,202) people across the country have been given the dose of corona vaccine on Friday, after which the number of corona vaccination in India has now reached 94 crore. Is. The government report states that 94 crore doses of the vaccine have been administered to citizens through 91,40,316 sessions.
The total vaccination figure in India is now 93,99,15,323. 37,98,90,830 persons belonging to age group 18-44 have taken their first dose in 37 states and union territories and a total of 9,81,36,153 people have received their second dose. At the same time, 1,03,74,846 healthcare workers have been given the first dose and 89,95,831 workers have been given the second dose. Talking about frontline workers, so far 1,83,57,931 frontline workers have been given the first dose and 1,52,78,433 workers have been given the second dose.
More than 5 crore elderly people got second dose of vaccine
Meanwhile, 16,43,35,949 people of 45-59 age group got the first dose and 8,17,98,092 people got the second dose. Over 60 years of age, 10,38,78,387 beneficiaries have received the first dose and 5,88,68,871 people have received the second dose. The cases of Coronavirus in the country are currently under control. However, the threat of the third wave of COVID remains constant. In view of this, all kinds of precautionary measures are being taken by the government.
19,740 new cases came in last 24 hours
The government is constantly appealing to the people to get corona vaccination done to avoid the serious consequences of COVID-19. It is the effort of the government that the entire population should be vaccinated as soon as possible, so that the damage caused by corona can be stopped. Today, 19,740 new cases of corona infection were reported from across the country. While 248 patients died during this period. In the last 24 hours, 23,070 people were cured after defeating the epidemic. After which the number of people who have recovered from Corona so far has increased to 3,32,48,291 in the country. The Union Health Ministry said that there are 2,36,643 active corona patients in India.
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