India achieves milestone in COVID-19 vaccination, overtakes US

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: India achieved another milestone in its COVID19 vaccination drive as it overtook the USA in terms of the total number of COVID vaccine doses administered.

India’s COVID Vaccination drive started on 16th Jan 2021, whereas the COVID vaccination in the US started on 14th December 2020.

India’s cumulative vaccination coverage has exceeded 32.36 Crores on Sunday. A total of 32,36,63,297 vaccine doses have been administered through 43,21,898 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 17,21,268 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.

The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21 June, 2021. The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID19 vaccination throughout the country.

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