In a significant achievement, India’s cumulative COVID vaccination coverage has crossed 50 crore landmark milestone (50,03,48,866) on Friday (August 06).
"22,93,781 vaccine doses were administered as first dose and 4,32,281 vaccine doses given as second dose in the age group 18-44 years today. Cumulatively, 17,23,20,394 persons in the age group 18-44 years across 37 States/UTs have received their first dose and total 1,12,56,317 have received their second dose since the start of Phase-3 of the vaccination drive," the health ministry stated.
Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya took to Twitter to announce the historic milestone that India achieved today. In a tweet he said, “India soars high on #COVID19 vaccination, historic record of 50 crore doses administered to date!”