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Update on COVID-19 Vaccination- Day 24

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India becomes the Fastest to reach 6 million vaccinations

More than 60 lakh Beneficiaries Vaccinated

2,23,298 beneficiaries vaccinated till 6 pm today

DELHI, FEBRUARY 8: India has scaled another global peak in its fight against 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 Hon. Prime Minister on 16th Jan 2021. Vaccination of the frontline workers commended from 2nd Feb 2021.

The cumulative number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID19 has crossed 60 lakhs today. 60,35,660 beneficiaries were vaccinatedthrough 1,24,744 sessions, as per the provisional reporttill 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/UTBeneficiaries vaccinated
1A & N Islands3397
2Andhra Pradesh3,08,718
3Arunachal Pradesh12,931
4Assam97,379
5Bihar3,92,426
6Chandigarh6027
7Chhattisgarh1,81,276
8Dadra & Nagar Haveli1504
9Daman & Diu745
10Delhi1,13,138
11Goa8340
12Gujarat4,70,384
13Haryana1,48,027
14Himachal Pradesh56,594
15Jammu & Kashmir61,031
16Jharkhand1,17,210
17Karnataka4,11,861
18Kerala2,95,965
19Ladakh2234
20Lakshadweep839
21Madhya Pradesh3,62,649
22Maharashtra4,97,095
23Manipur9767
24Meghalaya7602
25Mizoram10937
26Nagaland4,917
27Odisha2,95,944
28Puducherry3761
29Punjab81,948
30Rajasthan4,62,962
31Sikkim5851
32Tamil Nadu1,66,408
33Telangana2,09,104
34Tripura44,621
35Uttar Pradesh6,73,542
36Uttarakhand77,907
37West Bengal3,68,562
38Miscellaneous62,057
Total60,35,660

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.

Total 29 persons have been hospitalized so far. This comprises 0.0005% of the total vaccinations. Of the 29 cases of hospitalization, 19 were discharged after treatment, while nine persons died. In the last 24 hours, one person who is suffering from B/L Facial Palsy has been hospitalized at Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thiruvananathpuram, Kerala and is stable.

Total 23 deaths have been recorded till date. These comprise 0.0004% of the total vaccinations. Of the 23, nine persons died in the hospital while 14 deaths are recorded outside the hospital.

In last 24 hours, one death has been reported of a 29-year-old female, a resident of Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh.

None of these deaths have been causally linked with COVID-19 vaccination.

No case of serious/severe AEFI/Death is attributable to vaccination, till date.

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