Just 4L people in 18-44 age group vaccinatedMay 04, 2021 11:26
More than four lakh beneficiaries, belonging to the age group of 18-44 years have been vaccinated till date since the third phase of the vaccination drive commenced on Saturday, informed the government on Tuesday morning. 4,06,339 people were vaccinated across 12 states and union territories as on May 3.
According to the official release by the union health ministry, Chhattisgarh administered 1,025 vaccine doses, Delhi - 40,028, Gujarat - 1,08,191, Haryana - 55,565, Jammu and Kashmir -5,587, Karnataka - 2,353, Maharashtra - 73,714, Odisha - 6,802, Punjab - 635, Rajasthan - 76,151, Tamil Nadu - 2,744 and Uttar Pradesh - 33,544."As on Day-108 of the vaccination drive (May 3, 2021), 17,08,390 vaccine doses were given," it added.
"The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 15.89 crore today," said the health ministry.
Cumulatively, 15,89,32,921 vaccine doses have been administered through 23,35,822 sessions so far, as per the provisional report till 7 am on Tuesday.
The ministry further stated that ten states accounted for 66.94 per cent of the cumulative doses given so far in the country.
India recovery rate now stands at 81.91 per cent with 3,20,289 recoveries being reported in the last 24 hours. Country's cumulative recoveries recorded is now 1,66,13,292.